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Project by cfarias posted 08-08-2014 10:56 PM 1467 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son asked me to make a box to keep the pieces of their LEGOS and it occurred to me: Why not make it as one of LEGO blocks.

I did it with pine plywood and MDF, take the dimensions of the block and I did toy 12 times bigger.

My son really liked.

-- Carlos Farías, Taller de Carpinteria, Querétaro, México. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taller-de-Carpinteria/719558754752875?ref=hl





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JFred

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#1 posted 08-08-2014 11:01 PM

Nice work

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rdwile

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#2 posted 08-08-2014 11:36 PM

If you step on that LEGO in the middle of the night, your foot will hurt for sure!! Maybe your knee…

-- Richard D. Wile, http://richard-wile.blogspot.ca/

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oldnovice

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#3 posted 08-08-2014 11:41 PM

That paint job makes it look almost like plastic!

Nice looking project!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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firefighterontheside

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#4 posted 08-09-2014 12:21 AM

That’s great. I’d have to make about 25 of those to fit all the Legos in my house. I do love it though.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#5 posted 08-09-2014 12:58 AM

Awesome idea~! My g-kids would love that ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 08-09-2014 02:18 AM

Kids love this piece

-- Norman

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#7 posted 08-09-2014 01:28 PM

Appropriately designed! I like the shape as an architectural design even without the refference to the toy.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Chris Cook

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#8 posted 08-09-2014 03:38 PM

This is how you stop a godzilla attack! Giant legos for him to step on!!

Great work!! Inspiring!


If you step on that LEGO in the middle of the night, your foot will hurt for sure!! Maybe your knee…

- rdwile


-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#9 posted 08-10-2014 07:07 PM

Great idea!

-- -- Tyson

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#10 posted 08-12-2014 06:26 PM

Nice! My nephew might need something like this. What kind of finish did you use?

-- "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they will never sit in." -Greek proverb

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#11 posted 08-12-2014 06:41 PM

Ten comments, ten favorited, you are going to receive the most sincere form of flattery very soon.
I love Lego’s but my younger grandkids still think I’m helping them to build things.

-- When you are wrong admit it, when you are right forget it.

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cfarias

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#12 posted 08-16-2014 02:03 AM



Nice! My nephew might need something like this. What kind of finish did you use?

- ebbflow


Hello ebbflow to paint this project, apply a primer of Sherwin Williams and then two coats of enamel Serwin Williams, the color code is: SW2910. I share the links where you can see more information.

http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/ask-sherwin-williams/painting/interior-painting-how-tos/interior-preparing/sw-article-pro-colorprimesyst.html

http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/color/find-and-explore-colors/paint-colors-by-family/SW2910/

-- Carlos Farías, Taller de Carpinteria, Querétaro, México. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taller-de-Carpinteria/719558754752875?ref=hl

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