This project idea shows how you can make an LCD projector using your iDevice, a TinkerBrick™ case, an old magnifying glass and some LEGO. While it doesn’t work as well as one you’d buy from the store, that’s not the point, is it? Have some fun, experiment with light and bring some new life to [...]
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Here’s a real simple way to mount your device for easy attachment and removal, using only two pieces of LEGO ® and some instant glue. Step 1: Snap a couple LEGO ® pieces into place on the back of your TinkerBrick™ case. 2 x 6 plates work well. Step 2: Put instant glue on [...]
In this project, you will see how you can create a steady-cam using your spare LEGO parts, your TinkerBrick™ Case and a counterweight. “What’s a steady-cam?”, you ask. It’s an ingenious device that uses a gimbal, an arm and a counter-weight to steady a camera while the camera operator moves around. Of course, your iDevice [...]
Here is an idea for a simple angle adjuster for your device. It uses few pieces and goes together fast. It also allows for an infinite number of viewing angles. Use it for your alarm clock or to watch YouTube directions at your workbench.
Here’s an idea for a simple game controller made with few parts that looks good and works well. Substitute your own parts as needed. Keep reading for instructions.
Here is an idea on how to create a game controller that lets you move your device in two planes using just one hand. It works well with apps that use a gyro to measure tilt. Feel free to change and adapt parts depending on what you have available. You can probably improve on this [...]
T-Brick’s YouTube channel has an ever-growing set of playlists to help add punch to your creations. From your device, simply go to TB’s YouTube playlists and select the videos you want for your particular builds. Feel free, in the forums, to suggest videos that would work well in T-Brick creations. Here are some examples in the following categories: [...]
This build is a slight modification from dog instructions found on Lego Expert Builder Idea Book 8888. (Scans found here, on page 74.) LED lights were added to create more interesting eyes using Power Functions Light. The “flames” on Sparky’s back are from this video by Nitrammn on YouTube. (Check out TinkerBrick’s YouTube Playlists to find great videos for your [...]
Here’s an idea for building onto your TinkerBrick, using it as the body for a spider-like creature. Or is it more of a crab? This build uses some old Technic pieces and various other parts from a variety of old sets. Use whatever you have lying around. Shouldn’t be too hard to find parts for [...]
This is a simple idea: build your favorite robot, leave room for your TinkerBrick™ Case (place it in landscape or portrtait mode) then load it with a good campfire video. You can find some good fire videos on TinkerBrick’s YouTube playlist called Fire and Flames.