Author: ChiefBrick

Spaceships, Pets and Spaceship Pets

Another awesome week has come to an end at the Brick Barn.  It was wonderful to meet new guests from away as well as from down the road.  We were fortunate to have membership renewals as well as new members!  We even had our first entry for the Legend of Rhyme Contest!      …
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September 19, 2016 0

First Island LUG Meeting

Last night we convined for the first Island Lego User Group meetup.  Five enthusiastic AFOLs were in attendance.  Everyone brought various Lego sets to show off.  The Build Challenge was to find and assemble your oldest Lego produced set.  One LUG member amazed us by bringing in a 1976 police station (we are also fortunate…
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September 15, 2016 0

Brick Barn FUN

It is super easy to tell when FUN is had at the Brick Barn!       And what explosions of creativity came out of the massive pile?  Well horse stables.  Cool castles:       There were sharks and shark boats:     And a pullback train which captured sharks in nets:    …
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September 10, 2016 0

library Library LIBRARY Lego Club! Shhhhhh

I had a great time at the Morell Public Library this afternoon.  Several enthusiastic builders were already there creating awesome little projects.  Houses, greenhouses, cars and trains were all under construction.     I jumped in to the creativity and managed to create what I thought was a rather striking frog catching a bug!  …
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September 10, 2016 0

Lego Club!

Brick Barn will be joining the Morell Public Library’s Saturday Lego Club. Every Saturday, starting at 1:30PM, I will drop in to show off one of our huge LEGO models, share some building techniques, and generally have FUN creating LEGO models with other young enthusiasts!  I look forward to seeing you this Saturday, September 10 at the Morell Library!


September 9, 2016 0

The Legend of Bricks Rhyme

Are you a fan of the Legend of Rhyme Series by Jaime Lee Mann?  Do you love creating with LEGO? We have a wonderful contest just for you!  Brick Barn and Jaime Lee Mann are teaming up to celebrate the release of her new Legend of Rhyme novel Second Twin.     You could win…
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September 9, 2016 0

Retro and Metro

It was a busy day at the Brick Barn.  We had guests From Away and lots of locals which made for a fun afternoon of socializing, building and creativity.  One group of guests even arrived on bicycles!  They were on a tour of the island by bike and happened to stumble upon one of our…
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September 2, 2016 0

Labour Day Rescues Tortured Soul

    I’m not sure if the young man who designed and built this little contraption on Monday was subconsciously channeling thoughts about back-to-school next week or perhaps just followed where the bricks took him.  The little vignette contains, of course, a captured minifigure laying constrained on a table with an obviously terrifying spinning wheel of death powered by the large electric…
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August 31, 2016 0