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Project by joeysjunk posted 02-03-2011 09:42 PM 4753 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my boy for Christmas. It has 6 10”x10” Lego plates, so it is a pretty good sized work surface. It is made from plywood with maple trim.

-- Joey





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FaTToaD

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#1 posted 02-03-2011 11:43 PM

That’s awesome! I wouldn’t mind having one for myself, I mean for our friends kids… I believe you’re never too old to play with Legos. Great job.

-- David

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Belg1960

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#2 posted 02-04-2011 02:44 AM

Joe, my grandfather made me a storage container with a full size work surface about 22” square for a slide in cover. The bins held all the loose blocks. Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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toxicoval56

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#3 posted 02-04-2011 04:21 AM

Great idea. My boys are always building some lego city that can not be moved without it looking like an earthquake hit it. I think I may steal this idea.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 03:05 PM

That is great. Im 42 and still play with legos. I have loved legos since I was a kid. I had a whole town set up on a plywood sheet when I was younger. All the kids would come over and want to play with my them.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#5 posted 02-04-2011 07:40 PM

Simple and awesome, I love it!

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Wingstress

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#6 posted 02-05-2011 04:07 PM

That is an awesome idea. Consider it stolen! Thanks for the inspiration…

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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sawdustunderfoot

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#7 posted 03-10-2011 03:01 AM

Nice job, I bet your Son has logged many hours in building stuctures. How did you attach the lego plates? I am making 2 lego tables with the 4×6’’ plates and I got construction adhesive to trowel on to attach the plates… but now am having 2nd thoughts on if this would be the right application.

-- There are no mistakes in woodworking , they're learning expierences ;)

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joeysjunk

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#8 posted 03-10-2011 11:44 PM

I just used epoxy to attach the plates, just smooth it out pretty thin or you will get wavy plates.

-- Joey

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