Questions tagged [castle]

LEGO Theme of sets involving knights, castles medieval life and occasionally fantasy.

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What is an effective method for breaking down and storing large sets for future rebuilds?

I would like to breakdown and store my Harry Potter Castle (71043) but not sure the best method doing so. I have young kids that would love to rebuild this some day so I want to make sure I break this ...
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Chandelier with candles

I want to make a hanging chandelier with candles. The centerpiece is Technic Knob Cog . My initial thought was to design it just like the Big Ben Church bells (step 278). However, I don't think that ...
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Castle set identification (photo from 1993)

Is this photo an actual set ? If yes which one, and if not, any idea what it's based upon ? (if it's not a canon set, my own research suggest that's it's made from 6085 but I'm not sure).
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Stained glass windows on The Throneroom of Cedrica

Can anyone explain how to make the stained glass windows in builds like The Throneroom of Cedrica?
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Decorations on drawbridge

At about 0:28 of this video, it depicts a descending drawbridge with some metal decorations. Are there any decorated tiles that come close to this? Is there some other way I could achieve a similar ...
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Night's watch torsos

Are the torsos in this eBay listing made by LEGO? If so, can anyone identify them?
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How can I make church bells with a pull cord?

I would like to allow the viewer to pull on some strings or chains and let that ring my church bells (I know it won't make much sound, that's fine). I'm thinking I'll need a pulley and some string, ...
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Build a narrow archway

Is there a way to make a more narrow v-shaped arch as in picture below? I looked at the arches section on Bricklink and they all look like they're too broad.
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How to make a street-light style torch

I need to light up my streets so the citizens of my castle can get around at night. I'd like to do something like this: From Etsy listing: From https://www.pixtastock.com/illustration/58823117: (I ...
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How should castle doors be attached?

I'm trying to plan the pieces I'll need for a castle door. I know I need 2 of these doors. Based on the part list for Adventurers Tomb set, it looks like I'll need several shutter holders, right? Is ...
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Complete set of 2004 Knights Kingdom card images?

Back in 2004 LEGO released a Knights Kingdom line of sets with trading cards for a trading card game. Those trading cards had some pictures and story information on them. I was able to find pictures ...
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Need help identifying these castle pieces

Wondering which set these castle pieces are from?
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Need help to identify minifigure

Can someone help me to identify minifigure linked below: I´ve been searching now about three hours without luck :)
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How do you construct odd-angles on buildings

I was thinking of building a model of the famous Castillo de San Marco located in Saint Augustine, Florida. A small bit of research shows that Legoland has a replica (flickr link) and that there are ...
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Where can I find the black crusaders horse barding?

The question is all in the title. I'm talking about this: the second knight from the left entrance to the castle.
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how to build a diorama [closed]

I have almost all the items from the Lego Castle Fantasy set, and I would like to build a nice full Lego diorama, but I have no clue on where to start. Do you know if there is a tutorial on how to ...
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How can I add additional detail to large walls?

I've seen some rather impressive castle builds over the years, and with the release of Helm's Deep I'm clearly going to be building a few myself now. As this set uses the LEGO sticker sheet to add ...
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How can I create a visually appealing Castle wall from one colour?

I have a bag of hundreds of classic light grey 2x4 bricks, and 2x1 bricks. How can I use these to make some interesting castle walls?