2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW

2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW

As usual it's time to look back and take stock of what has been done in the past twelve months. 2020 has finally passed and what a strange year it's been for everyone.Despite many personal issues I have had to face, I have built many creations I am particularly...

Stilt Houses building process

Stilt Houses building process

Let's take a deep look at the building process of the bizarre Stilt Houses. Don't miss the tons of NPUs (New Part Usage) and techniques I used, especially check out the weird pieces you can spot here and there. Have fun!In order:1) Building the first and tallest...

Behind the scenes of "Into the Wild"

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...

Norton74 2019 Line-up

Norton74 2019 Line-up

It's time to look back and to sum up what I've built in the past twelve months.2019 was quite a productive year for me and I had a lot of fun. I have built some MOCs I am particularly proud of and that I had on my wishlist since a lot of time.My goal at the beginning...

General Store: behind the scenes

General Store: behind the scenes

Let's take a look at some unreleased WIP snapshots of my latest creation, the General Store right from somewhere in the heart of America.At first I had chosen dark tan/tan as a color combo, then I ventured for an unexpected and unusual yellow/reddish brown combo. And...

Brick Journal No. 61 features Norton74 Food Stands

Brick Journal No. 61 features Norton74 Food Stands

Super article about Norton74's famous FOOD STANDS on April issue of Brick Journal. If you like my street restaurants you can't miss issue No. 61. 9 pages of hi-quality pictures and the complete story about my street food-themed builds: from the first Hot Dog Stand to...

Coffee Stand: INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE!

Coffee Stand: INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE!

I'm happy to announce the Coffee Stand (48x48studs) and Truck instructions are now available on Brick Vault website! You can buy the instructions right now using this handy link. Main features:✅ Step by step Hi-Quality instructions made by Simone Bissi, one of the...

LEGO House one year later

LEGO House one year later

LEGO House one year later (proudly with my brick trophy🏆) My time at the LEGO House has expired. It's time to bring my MOCs back home. It was great to be part of the LEGO House project and I'm happy to see new talented builders taking my place at the Masterpiece...

Happy Birthday Barracuda!

Happy Birthday Barracuda!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARRACUDA!1989-2019: 30th anniversary Back in 1989 a legend was born: LEGO released one of the most iconic set ever the no. 6285 also known worldwide as Black Seas Barracuda. With this adorable Windjammer TLG introduced its brand new pirate theme....