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Project by lateralus819 posted 06-28-2016 01:13 AM 1064 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this Giant lego figure for my son’s 7th birthday. All in it was about a 2 weeks of work spread over a month.

Made from poplar plywood, poplar, pine plywood and pine.

The chest and legs are poplar plywood, with bender ply for the hip section. I cut the cove for the waste section on the tablesaw.

The arms were carved by hand and took approx. 10/15 hours for both. The head and hands were cut on the CNC at work to save both time and my routers bits.

The painting was done by my wife.

It is 55” tall. Weighs less than 100 lbs.

I have to give credit to Jackman carpentry for the plans. I used a multiplyer on his plans of 3.75 if anyone is interested in building this. It is pretty simple to do. The arms are a bear to make but if you take your time it’s do-able. Be prepared for a lot of filling too.





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#1 posted 06-28-2016 02:19 AM

pretty cool. He’ll enjoy that.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 06-28-2016 02:25 AM

That is a treasure. What kid, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want a lifesize Lego buddy. Never seen anything like it. Thanks for sharing, and proving to us that although it can be done, it most likely won’t get done by the likes of many of us. Amazing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 06-28-2016 02:46 AM

impressive!

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#4 posted 06-28-2016 03:07 AM

Nicely done got to love the lights.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#5 posted 06-28-2016 11:03 AM

Incredible work Lat! Perfect scaling.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#6 posted 06-28-2016 11:27 AM

Awesome!

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#7 posted 06-28-2016 02:02 PM

Neat.

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#8 posted 06-28-2016 02:59 PM

’’...Everything is awesome…’’ – if you know the song from LEGO movie. Incredible project. If there weren’t photos how you made it, I would say it’s made of plastic by Lego.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 06-28-2016 06:11 PM

Terrific! I’d be the happiest guy if my father made a big lego like this for my birthday.

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#10 posted 06-28-2016 10:06 PM

That’s friggin awesome.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#11 posted 06-29-2016 12:40 AM

Awesome work! Love it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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