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The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Fantastic Contraptions

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ISBN13:

9781593272791

ISBN10:
1593272790
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/5/2010
Publisher(s):
Oreilly & Associates Inc

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This is the edition with a publication date of 10/5/2010.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Fantastic Contraptionsis a collection of hundreds of working examples of simple yet fascinating Technic models that you can build based on their pictures alone. Colors distinguish each part, showing you how the models are assembled. Each photo illustrates a different principle, concept, or mechanism that will inspire your own original creations.The Technic models inFantastic Contraptionsinclude working catapults, crawling spiders, and bipedal walkers, as well as gadgets powered by fans, propellers, springs, magnets, and vibration. You'll even learn how to add lights, pneumatics, and solar panels to your own models.This visual guide, the third in the three-volumeLEGO Technic Idea Bookseries, is the brainchild of master builder Yoshihito Isogawa of Tokyo, Japan. Each title is filled with photos of Isogawa's unique models, all of which are designed to fire the imaginations of LEGO builders young and old.Imagine. Create. Invent. Now, what will you build?

Author Biography

Isogawa Yoshihito is a LEGO luminary with 42 years of experience. He began writing computer manuals while at the Tokyo University of Science and founded Isogawa Studio, Inc. soon after. He has twice won the grand prize in the Japan Manual Contest held by the Japan Technical Communicators Association and he has won outstanding performance awards many times. He currently lives in Tokyo.



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