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The Colosseum

by Hans Weemaes on

The model is an adaptation of a section of the Colosseum in Rome as it might have appeared in its full glory.  Constructed from over 23,000 LEGO® pieces,...

Saturn V

by Hans Weemaes on

This model celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  Modeled after the iconic Saturn V, this rocket was built using a helix building technique.  The...

More than a Dinosaur!

by Hans Weemaes on

Build a dragon using Stactiles! Use the dinosaur shaped plate as a jumping off point for building your very own brick dragon. Add wings, spikes, scales, and other...

Bricks Away!

by Hans Weemaes on

Modeled after the iconic B-17 Flying Fortress, this aircraft was built as a series of related smaller builds (i.e., wings, body, tail, etc).  We call this technique the...

Choose to Reuse!

by Hans Weemaes on

Stactiles are not just about decorating and building on plates.  We are about helping children build the confidence to build for themselves.  As design tools, Stactiles teach users...

Rep-Tile

by Hans Weemaes on

Chameleons can blend into just about any background, including a pile of green bricks, elements, and tiles.  As the model shows, you can use rigid bricks to make...

Easter Basket GIVEAWAY!

by Stactile Admin on

We are excited to offer the first Stactile Giveaway!! For your chance to win the pictured Easter Basket and all of its contents, simply follow the below link...

A Model to Make You Feel Grate

by Hans Weemaes on

This is very hard swiss cheese indeed.  The model was not created in the usual bottom up approach.  Notice that the cheese base rests on a series of...

Plastic Head Gear

by Hans Weemaes on

This ancient gladiator helm offers little protection but its menacing appearance is sure to intimidate opponents. The complex conical shape was constructed in two sections. A curved outer...

Meet Burnie!

by Hans Weemaes on

This model has a face that can light up any room.  The head of the robot was constructed using a jet pack element (see how the two burners...