2018Work Experience - May 2018
Rachel McCreath from Dalry Secondary School recently took part in her work experience week at United Bricks. Throughout the week, Rachel learned how we operate and even got to make her own unique printed minifigures!
Rachel learned a variety of different skills including operating specialist UV printers, designing in a graphic design software and editing photos to name a few. Rachel thoroughly enjoyed working with us and had this to say.
Read on to find out more...
2018Eastern Front Month
Our next release is upon us! The German's have awoken the Russian bear. It's time to pack your winter gear and head to the East.
We're crammed a ton of new Second World War items all based around the Ost Front and made sure they're not going to be cold. Whether you fight for the Fartherland as the invaders, or defend your Motherland, we've got the soliders to do it.
Read on to find out what else is in store for this month...
Our next release is upon us! It's time to get your troops assembled and invade your next door neighbour. It's Blitzkrieg time!
We've jam-packed this release with tons of new items from Early-World War Two. One such item is the new Early-War German Soldier with KAR pouches. He's got 360° printing and has been carefully reasearched to ensure he has all the right equipment for the time period. Read on to find out what else is in store for this month...
2018Creation - Battle of Peleliu
One year in the making, over 100 minifigures and tens of thousands of pieces. United Bricks is proud to present the Battle of Peleliu, a fierce battle fought between the Japanese Imperial Army and the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII. The Americans hoped to secure the island in 4 days, the battle would instead rage for more than two months. Read on to find out how we made it, to learn more about the history behind it, and discover what it takes to battle in the Pacific...
2018Events That United Bricks Will Be At in 2018!
Here at United Bricks we try to attend as many events as we can. Events are a great place for us to meet new and old fans as well as bring exclusive products! Below you will find the events we will be at in 2018, keep checking back as we will be updating this page during this year! United Bricks will be heading to a LEGO show near you! Find your closest event by reading on...
2018Story of United Bricks
What started out as a hobby for Callum Winspear when he was 13 to fund his Lego “addiction” would turn into a global enterprise, selling thousands of custom-printed Lego minifigures and parts all over the world. From its humble origin, to its position among the leaders in the field of LEGO printing, United Bricks strives to provide a global audience for a local company and its products.
2018Famous Dumfries and Galloway People in LEGO
We are massive fan of learning history here at United Bricks, espeically local history, and so we delighted to create these amazing famous people from Dumfries and Galloway in LEGO. To help mark World Autism Awareness week, we teamed up with the Dumfries & Galloway Autism Awareness Project Group to create five unique and exclusive printed minifgures using our Bespoke Printing service. Our first task was to pick which famous people we wanted to represent in Lego.
2017Fan creation - "Taking the Last Trench" by TheBricker
TheBricker has created this amazing First World War trench scene. It depicts "No man's land" somewhere near the French city of Arras. The battle of Arras took place in 1917 and was a British offensive. The offensive succeded and the British along with their allies, could advance. Read on to find out more...
2017Christmas Posting Dates 2017
Want to make sure your order arrives before Christmas? Then check out the latest recommended posting dates for your country. United Bricks will be closing for the Holidays on 22nd December and reopening on 2nd January. From everyone at United Bricks we hope you have a fantastic Christmas and New Year!
2017Battle of Bloody Gulch
Rob aka Rob's WW2 Bricks from Flickr, was inspired to make the Battle of Bloody Gulch after seeing it in the Band of Brothers TV series. He quickly set about learning more about the battle and knew it was the perfect moc (My Own Creation) to showcase at BrickFair Virginia 2017. Read on...