Chain Saw

This is one of my craziest alternative models I built out of set 31056. It contains few interesting building techniques and part usages.

Chain Saw
author: Tomik
pieces: 99
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Forklift Truck

Although you can't lift its fork, this forklift truck is very interesting and pretty complex model. Notice clever rigid connection between must with fork and rest of model.

Forklift Truck
author: Tomik
pieces: 104
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Hovercraft

This hovercraft is my 20th alternative model built out of set 31056. It features opening windscreen and is pretty big. I thing it is my biggest model by volume from this set.

Hovercraft
author: Tomik
pieces: 106
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Hot Rod

This hot rod looks like classic old convertible and features huge V4 engine under hood.

Hot Rod
author: Tomik
pieces: 106
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Scooter

This model made me very happy because I've finally built motorbike out of set 31056! Originally I thought it is impossible. It was inspired by Italian Vespa.

Scooter
author: Tomik
pieces: 87
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Baby Carriage

I've got idea to build this baby carriage when I was looking for the way how to make motorbike.

Baby Carriage
author: Tomik
pieces: 93
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Electric Guitar

This model of electric guitar contains lot of SNOT (Studs Not On Top) techniques and is definitely the strangest model I've built from set 31056 so far.

Electric Guitar
author: Tomik
pieces: 77
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Lawn Mower

Model of gasoline powered push lawn mower with catcher.

Lawn Mower
author: Tomik
pieces: 103
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Race Kart

This race kart features many details like steering wheel, seat and engine with exhaust pipe.

Race Kart
author: Tomik
pieces: 101
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Submarine

This model was inspired by present nuclear submarines.

Submarine
author: Tomik
pieces: 72
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Formula 1

I had to improvise little bit to catch main proportions of formula - slim nose and wide axles with wheels and in same time hide long Technic bricks.

Formula 1
author: Tomik
pieces: 88
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Green Parrot

Parrot is already the forth animal that I've built out of this set.

Green Parrot
author: Tomik
pieces: 61
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Exploration Ship

This simple model of big exploration ship features helipad with mini helicopter.

Exploration Ship
author: Tomik
pieces: 68
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Steam Engine

Building steam engine out of set with just four wheels was great challenge and I think finished model is definitely worth building.

Steam Engine
author: Tomik
pieces: 88
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Buggy

This cool buggy features opening windscreen. There are also steering wheel and one seat in cab.

Buggy
author: Tomik
pieces: 102
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Plane

This colorful plane features two engines under wings. Notice few interesting SNOT techniques used for tail and sides of fuselage.

Plane
author: Tomik
pieces: 89
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Dachshund

This dachshund with strange color scheme was inspired by one model that I've seen in alternative model contest at Ideas Test Lab website.

Dachshund
author: Tomik
pieces: 70
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Fish

It was pretty difficult to build this fish and I am very proud of result. The most insteresting part of model is belly that is built upside down and attached to rest of model by sides.

Fish
author: Tomik
pieces: 80
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Motor Boat

Boat features tilting motor so you can raise it when you are close to shore or when you are loading boat on trailer. Notice how originally I've used steering wheel.

Motor Boat
author: Tomik
pieces: 101
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Truck

Truck is inspired by Americal "nose trucks" and uses almost all bricks from set. And why did I build another truck out of set that already contained instructions for one? Because I don't like official truck at all.

Truck
author: Tomik
pieces: 116
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Helicopter

This little green helicopter features rotating rotor blades and opening windscreen.

Helicopter
author: Tomik
pieces: 95
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Crocodile

Very simple model of crocodile features moving tail and teeth that are imitated by white grill tiles.

Crocodile
author: Tomik
pieces: 44
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