Begin with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.
Below are the parts for our thirteenth session.
Here are some of the specialty parts, including a pair of keys.
The orc helmet, shield, and sword are trophies to be displayed. Those two clear pieces at the top of the center row are used to hold up the helmet. However, the large clear cylinder is the same size as a minifig head, so it would make an excellent invisible head. When the clear cylinder is attached to the clear lid, they look like a glass jar. Very versatile.
Here are the pieces for Gandalf the Grey.
Now Gandalf the Grey is fully assembled.
We're building a floor and a trapdoor.
Now those two subassemblies are attached.
Here more items have been added inside the walls, including a barrel in one corner.
The walls are rising, using some of the grooved bricks.
Many more decorations have been added, including three staves in the barrel and a pair of keys bracketing the eye banner.
This is the folding ladder for the trapdoor.
Now the top frame is complete. This is the end of our thirteenth session.
Here is a view of the outside.
These are the pieces for our fourteenth session.
This clear piece and black frame will go together.
The floor/ceiling is in place.
Here is the outside view.
This round section defines the center of the next part. Also, the thorns have been installed.
This central section is very unstable before its top parts lock everything together.
The top is on. You can see some of the little clips that will hold other parts of the tower later.
Now the big subassembly has been placed atop the tower.
This subassembly is the latch for the trapdoor and its ladder.
Here you can just see the latch to the right of the hole, where the trapdoor has been opened with the ladder extending down to the level below.
This is the whole tower at the end of our fourteenth session, seen from the inside.
Here is the whole tower at the end of our fourteenth session, seen from the outside.
[To be concluded in Part 8 ...]