Über den Autor
Isogawa Yoshihito is a LEGO luminary with 42 years of experience. He began writing computer manuals while at the Tokyo University of Science and founded Isogawa Studio, Inc. soon after. He has twice won the grand prize in the Japan Manual Contest held by the Japan Technical Communicators Association and he has won outstanding performance awards many times. He currently lives in Tokyo.
The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Simple Machines is a collection of hundreds of working examples of simple yet fascinating Technic models that you can build based on their pictures alone. Colors distinguish each part, showing you how the models are assembled. Each photo illustrates a different principle, concept, or mechanism that will inspire your own original creations.
The Technic models in Simple Machines demonstrate basic configurations of gears, shafts, pulleys, turnables, connectors, and the like. You'll learn how to create small, elegant machines like cranes, operable doors, motorized cars, a rubber band-powered rocket launcher, a hand-cranked drag racer, and even musical instruments.
The visual guide, the first in the three-volume LEGO Technic Idea Book series, is the brainchild of master builder Yoshihito Isogawa of Tokyo, Japan. Each title is filled with photos of Isogawa's unique models, all of which are designed to fire the imaginations of LEGO builders young and old.
Image. Create. Invent. Now, what will you build?
Visit http://nostarch.com/technic/ to view videos of many of this book's projects and to join the discussion!
The English edition of the famous LEGO Technic Tora no Maki-a beautifully designed series of 4-color picture books filled with hundreds of ideas for building with LEGO TECHNIC. This volume covers gears
- Appeals to all LEGO builders
- 4-color throughout with great holiday gift potential
- Builds on success of other No Starch Press LEGO books