Totally DIYable LEGO Toy Box

by DIY Maven

Ogle Wooden Toy Box

I spent several hours on Christmas putting together various LEGO sets for my nephew, Gavin. After the first set, he grabbed the next and the next. I couldn't say no, as I, like Gavin, love the LEGOs. Which is why I'm thinking this LEGO brick toy box might be in Gavin's future. Called

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The Lego Countertop.

by Chris Gardner

Curbly has seen plenty of Lego art over the years, perhaps some lego furniture, but fundamental built-in domestic structures? It's a first in my estimation...

Munchausen Lego Kitchen Simon Pillard and Philippe Rosetti

"The Munchausen Lego Kitchen is based around an Ikea island that has been outifftted with more than 20,000 Lego pieces. Not quite and afternoon in the playroom, the entrie process took the designers more than a week to complete. The results were well worth the effort, which gave way to a...

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Lego Does Frank Lloyd Wright

by Lilybee

Lego's architecture series is perfect for those of us who had trouble giving up the blocks as kids. The collection now includes the Guggenheim in all it's crazy-shaped glory (it looks particularly sci-fi in Lego).

Lego Does Frank Lloyd Wright

Falling Water is also in the range, (though not available yet) and it has me cooing like a lovestruck pigeon (it's like a perfect storm of awesome

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Today's Inauguration...in LEGO

by DIY Maven

Today's Inauguration...in LEGO

If you haven't yet seen it, Legoland's reproduction of today's inauguration is no less than remarkable. From the throng of people, to a sobbing Bush 43* and an army of Porta-Potties, nothing is forgotten. Although, I wonder if they've updated it to depict Cheney in a wheelchair?

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How To: Make Your Own Gummy Candy.

by Chris Gardner

"Bears and worms aren't very similar, until you think....gummy." -Demetri Martin, These Are Jokes

Yeah, but bears and worms are SO 1922...and 1981.

How To: Make Your Own Gummy Candy.

So, instead, make your own. SFHandyMan has provided a great detailed instructable on creating your own candies out of a DIY silicon mold. He's chosen Legos as his design, and its remarkable how finely sculpted the results are. The details are more defined than in commercial candies!

 

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Playing With Fire The Lego Way

by Lilybee

Your mum is nearly always right. Remember when she told you not to play with fire? She had a good point, but she'd obviously never seen these.

created on: 11/09/08

Blok Candles by Hyock Kwon, soon to be available at emporium-of-hip Charles & Marie. Simple effective awesome.

You mum was right however about running with scissors and waving pointy sticks, you really could take someone's eye out with that thing

via

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Repairing Walls with LEGO?

by DIY Maven

Repairing Walls with LEGO?

Apparently, LEGO have been used to repair crumbling walls in Bocchignano, Italy, a village near Rome. The ‘repair work’ was part of the ‘20 Eventi’ project. Not sure if LEGO are the appropriate addition to a centuries old building? Me either, but it does make one wonder how cool they might look as a decorative element on an interior corner or two. Via.

 

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The Brick Testament: The Bible Told in Lego.

by Chris Gardner

"When it comes to telling stories with Lego, Brendan Powell Smith isn't messing around.  He turned to the greatest story ever told for inspiration.  The Brick Testament is a collection of photos illustrating [Biblical narratives] using only real Lego pieces from the 60's to today."

In total, The Brick Testament has Legoed over 336 Biblical stories.

The Brick Testament: The Bible Told in Lego.
Click here to check out the Brick Testament Book on Amazon.

Via and quote: Retro Thing. 

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Eric Harshbarger’s LEGO Santa

by DIY Maven

Eric Harshbarger’s LEGO Santa

Eric Harshbarger is a mathematician, computer programer and a professional LEGO artist. Although he’s never been an actual employee of LEGO, he is considered one of the preeminent LEGO sculptors and mosaicists in the world. His works are commissioned and his clients have included the MIT Media Lab, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the LEGO company itself, among others. Apropos to the season is Eric’s 13" army of Santas. For more...

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LEGO Key Rack

by DIY Maven

LEGO Key Rack

Here’s a perfect little something for all of us who started our DIYing with those familiar little nubby blocks. The LEGO key rack is made of authentic Lego parts and includes 2 LEGO brick key chains. The only problem, of course, is that true FOL’s (that’s Fans of LEGO) could probably make our own! From the LEGO Shop ($9.95).

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