I was fortunate enough to receive a review copy of Sariel’s latest book titled Incredible Lego Technic and published by NoStarch Press. Unlike Sariel’s previous book this is a compendium of amazing and inspiring Lego Technic models by builders around the world. You won’t find detailed building instructions here, instead each model is presented in stunning colour with a description of the model and some history behind the original design.

One thing I really liked about this book was the lay-flat binding allowed the book to stay open on the desk as I read. This is a book where you can dip in and out and read about models that interest you, or pick a specific model and spend some time studying it. The production values are very high, with the technical advisor Eric Albrecht (aka Blackbird) ensuring that each model is well presented.

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Cover of book

Lay-flat binding makes reading easy

Lay-flat binding makes reading easy

Models

The models are split into sections by theme. There’s something here for everyone, whether you like earth movers or supercars!

  1. Agricultural – tractors and other farm equipment
  2. Aircraft
  3. Automotive
  4. Construction equipment
  5. Miscellaneous
  6. Motorbikes
  7. Supercars
  8. Tracked Vehicles
  9. Trucks
  10. Watercraft

One improvement I would suggest is to include a link to a webpage or Brickshelf gallery for each model so that you can read more once you find something that interests you.

High resolution images

Here are some samples from the book in high-resolution so you can see the details of each model.