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Parts list for Chris McVeigh Christmas ornaments

ecmo47ecmo47 Member Posts: 2,101
A none-Lego friend of mine is getting Chris McVeigh's Lego Christmas Ornament Book for her nephew and has asked me to source parts. It's due to arrive on Monday, 19 June and the kids party is the following weekend (24 June) so I do not have much time to order parts that I do not have.

(Here's the Amazon link for the book)

McVeigh's website has several of the designs from the book listed for free downloads.

So far I know of the following designs that are in the book that are listed on the site so I can access those parts lists:

1. The "Cooper" series ornament (Front cover ornament)
2. Wreath
3. Green Christmas Tree
4. Gingerbread house
5. CRT computer

So does anybody have the book? Looking for any addition parts list from the book or more cross references to items listed on the website.

Thanks in advance.


  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Might be a bit piecemeal way of doing of it as I have a pdf copy of the book, I'll try and work out some cross references for you.
    List of ornaments in the book:

  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    On the building guide pages:

    Platecraft series:
    Poinsettia - red one
    Snowflake - white on
    Wreath - green one.

  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Present - not in free guide

    Christmas Tree is the green on in the Christmas Tree section
    Gingerbread House is the second one in the Gingerbread section
    Barrel is the first one from the Cooper Series
    Ball is the sixth one from the Cooper Series
    Bow is the last one on the page

  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Frill is the first one in the Frill Series
    Lantern is in the Cubist series (2015 Collection) third one across (red and green)
    Arcade is in the Acrade series, first on (one build although three colours shown)
    Computer is the fourth on in the Geek Series
    Camera looks unique to the book
    Burger is the eighth on in the Geek Series
  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Just found 'Present' in the 2015 section, fourth on in the Lantern series.
    Parts for Burger are:

  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Happy downloading!
    Its a good book, I kinda wish there was a complete shopping list available so all of the ornaments could be built at one time - is that what you've been asked to sort out, or are just making sure you have enough of all the individual bits so every model can be built, just not all at once?

    Anyway, good luck with it all :-)
  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    Just double checked Arcade, its going to be easier to just use this as reference:

  • ecmo47ecmo47 Member Posts: 2,101
    Thanks much! That table of contents is a great help. On quick look, here's what I determined.

    1. Poinsettia - on webpage
    2. Snowflake - on webpage
    3. Wreath - on webpage
    4. Present - ??
    5. Christmas Tree with presents - on webpage
    6. Gingerbread house - on webpage
    7. Barrel - 2014 Barrel ornament? 
    8. Ball - Cooper series? Front cover ornament?
    9. Bow - ??
    10. Frill - 2016 Frill series?
    11. Lantern - 2105 Lantern series?
    12. Arcade series - 2015 arcade machines?
    13. Computer - on webpage
    14. Camera - ??
    15. Burger - on webpage

    If you have more details on 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 14 , that would be most appreciated. 

  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    There are three years of collections to sort through:

    See the three tabs in the image above^^^

    4. Present. The last one in Lantern series 2015

    7. Barrel. First one in this series 2016

    8. Ball. Sixth one in Cooper Series 2016

    9. Bow. Last one in Gingerbread section 2016

    10.Frill. First one in this series 2016

    11.Lantern. 2015 Cubist Series. Third one across.

    12. Arcade. Parts list posted immediately above your post at 8:34pm.
    14. Camera. Parts list posted at 8:26pm, mistakenly called burger in my post - apologies.


  • ecmo47ecmo47 Member Posts: 2,101
    It has helped tremendously! I was able to get through the first 11 this evening and should be able to finish up tomorrow. Many thanks!
  • stevecook132stevecook132 Member Posts: 112
    No worries, glad it was of some use  :-)
  • SprinkleOtterSprinkleOtter Member Posts: 2,779
    I'm a bit perplexed why ornaments are needed for a birthday party in June...?
  • ecmo47ecmo47 Member Posts: 2,101
    I gave out a bunch of Lego ornaments to friends last year and one was the lady that contacted me.  She is a librarian so is very interested in books vice just the standard Lego set. She found the McVeigh book on Amazon and recognized the cover ornament as one of the ones I gave out so thought her nephew would enjoy a slightly different Lego building experience. Of course, her initial question to me was "How do I find the bricks?" Had I not stepped in with my considerable Bricklink experience, the nephews family would have taken to Christmas to source the parts!
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