How It’s Made: Creating Instructions for Your LEGO Models

In the last chapter, you created a model from scratch. You designed and built a small version of NASA’s well-known Space Shuttle. Hopefully, by using some of these techniques you will create your own original models. At some point though, you’ll want to take that model apart to re-use the pieces. How will you remember everything you need to re-create the model in the future? It’s simple—you just need to document the parts and the steps you used to arrive at your final design.

Many of the LEGO sets you already have probably came with instructions. You might look at them and wonder how you can create such detailed plans for a model. Luckily, there are ways to create these instructions that ...

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