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There seems to be basically two choices. You can either build a larger version than the traditional cube, or you can build something that doesn't stay together very well. There's a nice example of a small cube on Sebastians Sand's Brickshelf: While this looks like it would work, I can't imagine that it holds together through many rotations. If you are ...
While Windfire's suggestion is valid, there are several elements with opposing studs. Many of the parts listed on that link don't apply, but several do, including the first five. If you're not clone-averse, Cobi makes some great plates with studs on both sides, though I have no idea where you can get them aside from buying entire sets known to contain ...
Generally, the lampholder plate does the job: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=4081b but some idea of the scale you are working in will help get a better answer, or if you can post a picture of the model you might get a specific answer.
As suggested on this question Rebrickable has a number of MOCs based on Technic parts. If you happen to know which sets you have, you can create an account, add your sets, and then filter those MOCs to just ones you can build. However, not all of these are available as LDD projects, some are "photo sets".
There is a popular site, which my kids love, with step-by-step instructions: www.buildingexamples.com The lego instructions are categorized by age and type and are also available as App for smartphone and tablet. You can build animals, rockets, buildings and even the Eiffel tower. The youngest children start with small examples, while older children can use ...
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