Cypress Tree

Another tree we use is a cypress tree.

Step 21

The original design was created by Tim Gould and you can see his instructions at:

We modified the top of the tree to look a bit more even and we use 3 different heights by shortening the middle section from 10 stud lengths to 8 stud or even 6 stud lengths.

Here is a pdf version of the instructions:


Here are the instructions in images:

Bricks by the Bay 2019

Five of our club members went to a Lego convention in Santa Clara, California called Bricks by the Bay. There were about 300 AFOLs (Adults Fan of Lego) attending and a little more than 3000 visitors on the public days.  We put together a 12.5′ x 25′ large City and Train layout. It won two prizes, Small Team Large Display award and the Best Landscaping for the Wizard of Oz scenes. Here are some pictures of that display: