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Lego Batwing Lighted Wall Mount

Posted by Chris Carpenter on

Lego Batwing Lighted Wall Mount

When I saw the new Lego Batwing kit the iconic 80’s scene of the batwing flying in front of the moon came to mind. I knew I was going to purchase it and it was going on a wall.  The only question was how to recreate the scene. I figure lighted acrylics were the easiest way.  The next problem was how light an area big enough for the whole batwing.  Edge lit acrylics work by reflecting light from the engraved portions of the acrylic.  You can wrap an LED strip around the sheet and have it illuminate whatever has been...

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Customized Lego UCS Millennium Falcon Coffee Table

Posted by Chris Carpenter on

Customized Lego UCS Millennium Falcon Coffee Table

My wife bought me the Lego UCS Millennium Falcon (75912) for my last birthday. Its a beast!  7541 parts and an absolute beauty when complete.  It took me a few weeks to assemble it.  For something this big, I needed a proper place to display it.  I've seen it hung on walls, set on shelves and even suspended from ceilings. For me, I feel the only thing that does it justice is its own display table.  So I decided to design and build one. I also wanted it to be customized since it was going in the basement where the...

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