Gypsy Wagons

Gypsy wagons have been around for a very long time, having primarily been seen with travelling circuses, before being adopted by gypsies.The "Horse drawn, painted, one roomed house on wheels with a stove" is believed to originate in France in the early 19th Century....

Behind the scenes of "Into the Wild"

Let's take a look at some unreleased work in progress snapshots of my latest creation, the Magic Bus from Into the Wild. The first prototype of the Bus I built was yellow; ironically before building this MOC I hadn't sand green bricks at all. Foliage and trees are...

Into the Wild and the Magic Bus

A couple of months ago I built the Walden Cabin inspired by the the book "Walden; or life in the woods" written by Henry David Thoreau.Walden and others books of authors like Leo Tolstoy and Jack London were the inspiration for Chris McCandless's journey back in early...

Turn on the lights, it's Christmas time!

Few days ago I built the Santa's Home, a red cabin located in a peaceful snow-covered clearing, with deep snow on the roof, white pines and a sled ready to go.Last weekend I tested my skills as a photographer by taking a night photo of Santa's house with the interior...

Walden; or, Life in the Woods

A few months ago a friend of mine loaned me a book I had always heard of but never read. The book is the well-known "Walden; or life in the woods" written by Henry David Thoreau and published in 1854. Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years,...

Build your own classic pick-up truck

Pick-up truck | Instructions and part list I used this pick-up truck in a few of my past creations and recently I enjoyed taking "step by step" instructions pictures. It's the evolution of my previous Mooneyes pick-up. This one is lower and marked by a smoother...

Paddy Wagon

The "Paddy Wagon" is a Show Rod designed in 1968 by Tom Daniel, probably the most talented and popular fantasy-car designer of all time. Tom worked many years for GM and in his spare time he created new “Off the Sketchpad” articles for Rod & Custom magazine. This...

LIfe’s a beach!

It's that time of the year when we all want to be on the beach possibly with a windsurfing board and a cold beer.And that's what's happening to the bearded hypster/hippy in my latest creation.I can't explain why, but it seems to me like a scene from the eighties: a...

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

This July marks half a century since the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander touched down on the moon when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took man’s first steps on to its surface.To celebrate the anniversary I go back to 1975 when LEGO released the first Lunar Lander, the "Moon...

Chevy delivery van

The bearded hipster in the picture is delivering fresh beef and vegetables to ANDY'S hamburger Stand, my latest little diorama I presented few weeks ago. He proudly drives a classic Chevy Van decked out in Andy's livery. This guy will still appear here with his trendy...

Andy’s | Hamburger Stand

I must admit I'm a big fan of hamburgers, especially if served in a beautiful restaurant marked by a modernist architecture.This creation joins my passion for the most famous sandwich in the world and the vintage architecture. Andy's stand boasts a retro modernist...

Moon Cat | S-Class Armoured Rover

This space vehicle is a Small Class Armoured Rover decked out in Classic Space livery. Named Moon Cat, it's mainly used as a mobile research laboratory and is equipped with only one weapon, a machine gun on top (not much used actually.).The canopy opens to expose a...

Mustang fever: the pony at the shop

This classic Mustang Fastback seems having some troubles and the grease monkeys are going to fix it in a few minutes. It'll be back in great shape as Ford built it. This little diorama is my second entry for LEGO Ideas contest Celebrate your favorite ford mustang in a...

Americana: Mustang Hardtop barn find

This classic first-series Mustang Hardtop has been recently discovered in an old barn. The bearded farmer is showing the little treasure to the young car hunter, wearing a black leather jacket.Despite it was recovered in a dusty shed the machine looks in great shape,...

Stranger Things | Hopper’s Cabin

A couple of months ago I built one of the most iconic scene of TV Series Stranger Things season 1: the Chevy flip. While we're waiting for the series 3, release date is scheduled for next 4th of July, I enjoyed building Sheriff Hopper's cabin.To protect Eleven, one of...

Coffee Stand | Andy’s Cafe

Coffee is probably the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year. I'm a big fan of coffee and recently I noticed a great attention to quality and origins of the black drink. Coffee is trendy!My latest creation is a classic...

Big Foot Monster Truck

Big Foot was an oversized truck based on a 1974 Ford F-250 four-wheel drive built by Bob Chandler from St. Louis, Missouri. Back in the eighties I had the scale model of the Monster Truck produced by Playskool. I was a big fan of that odd truck and recently I built it...

Christmas 2018

Few creations to celebrate Christmas 2018. From left to right: Santa’s looking for the right Christmas tree; Santa needs a bigger van; Norton74 Exclusive Minifigure in Christmas livery.