Advent 2023 Day 13 MOC Instructions

The second half of the 2023 Advent project started off with Day 13, and my MOC that day was a lizard alebrije using the parts from the Friends and Marvel Advent calendar models acquired thus far. Instructions for it are included below.
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Advent 2023 Day 12 MOC Instructions

For day 12 of the Advent project the Friends model was a Christmas tree, and I took the green parts from that along with parts from a few other models from the first 12 days of the Friends and Marvel Advent calendar sets, and built a festive wreath. Instructions for it are included below.
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Advent 2023 Day 11 MOC Instructions

Day 11 of the Advent project yielded one of my favorites of all the models, a wind-up toy robot built using the parts I got on the first 11 days of the Friends and Marvel Advent calendar sets. Instructions for it are included below.
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Advent 2023 Day 10 MOC Instructions

For day 10 of Advent (December 10th), I designed and built this model of a skid-steer bulldozer, using the parts from the first 10 days of the Friends and Marvel Advent calendar sets.
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Advent 2023 Day 9 MOC Instructions

This is the second in a series of posts sharing instructions to build the MOCs (My Own Creations) that I built on December 8th through 24th (starting in the second week of the Friends and Marvel Advent calendar sets).
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Advent 2023 Day 8 MOC Instructions

In my Advent calendar posts from last month, after the first week of Advent I built an original model of my own design using the parts from the Friends and Marvel sets. Now, I’m sharing the instructions to build these models.
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Advent 2023 Day 24

The end has come at last to our Advent journey. Day 24 brings us our final two models in the Friends and Marvel calendars, respectively a wheelie weiener dog and a Christmas tree. I used the parts from this tree and many earlier days’ parts to build an original model, a much bigger tree.


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Advent 2023 Day 22

Our 22nd models are a car for the train locomotive we built yesterday in Friends and a new minifigure named Wong from Marvel. For my original model, I built a farm tractor with a disc plow using the train wheels as the discs.


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Advent 2023 Day 21

Happy solstice! Just 4 days left to Xmas, my how time flies. Today in our Friends and Marvel Advent calendars, we get a cute little locomotive and a table with some festive food and drink. I built a twin-engine propeller plane using the parts I’ve got thus far.

This little train reminds me of the Brio toy trains.

Locomotive (LEGO Friends Advent 2023 Day 21)

Marvel has a turkey leg and a festive beverage for us on a table.

Festive Food (LEGO Marvel Advent 2023 Day 21)

I built this little plane using the ice skates and roller skates, and using the wheels holder we got to hold the wings together and support the landing gear and serve as engines.

Airplane MOC (LEGO Advent 2023 Day 21)

Airplane MOC, Underside (LEGO Advent 2023 Day 21)

This year I purchased and am building just two of the available five calendars LEGO has released: Friends and Marvel. If you want to build the others, here are some links to them on Amazon: City, Harry Potter, and Star Wars. (But please don’t support Harry Potter, due to the transphobic politics of J. K. Rowling.)