Welcome to yet another issue of “LEGO Picks of the Month”, where we feature everything we’ve published in our Facebook page throughout the entire month.
Some of the LEGO creations we’ve featured that caught the eyes of our LEGO community include a Star Wars’ iconic Millennium Falcon that’s created from 200k LEGO bricks, a fully functional LEGO turntable, a special Flintstones LEGO set which features the famous city sign “Welcome to Bedrock” and Fred Flintstone’s Stone Age Car, a gigantic Star Wars Destroyer that measures over over 56-inches (1.4m) long, weighs approximately 70-lbs (32kg).
Continue scrolling to read about all the other interesting LEGO creations and news that we’ve featured throughout the month of June 2016:
1. Behold The Massive Might of this Record-Breaking, 200K-Brick LEGO Millennium Falcon
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Measuring in at a monumental 16 feet by 12 feet and comprised of 200K LEGO bricks, this super-colossal Star Wars spaceship in LEGOLAND Malaysia is officially the biggest LEGO Millennium Falcon ever created.
Find out more about this impressive build by the father/son team, along with contributions by visitors to the theme park, in the article below…
2. A Fully Functional Turntable Created Using LEGOs
A fellow Korean AFOL by the name of Hayarobi created this fully functional LEGO turntable using 2,405 LEGO pieces and powered by a LEGO Power Functions battery box as well as a LEGO Power Functions M-Motor.
Check out images of this MOC, along with a short video of this record player in action below…
3. Yabba-Dabba Do!
Would you like to add this Flintstones LEGO set to your collection? 🙂
4. Custom LEGO Star Destroyer Is So Huge It Has A Three-Level Interior
Image Source: Kotaku.com
This gigantic Star Wars Destroyer by AFOL Doomhandle measures over 56-inches (1.4m) long, weighs approximately 70-lbs (32kg) and features a hangar bay, multiple ships, and three levels of various rooms inside.
In the top level, you’ll find the command bridge, the captain’s cabin, a conference room and a Sith meditation chamber. Level two below has even more stuff, with a classic Imperial walkway, sensor and gunner stations, a medical bay, a turbolift and engineering stations. And finally in level one, you’ll find a barracks, a cargo hold with a detention center, and a pretty damn cool hangar bay with some TIE Interceptors, a Sentinel Class Shuttle and a captured Rebel fighter.
Check this highly-detailed MOC out below!
5. Finally A LEGO Clean Up Solution That Works
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Clearing up all the LEGO mess made by your kids has never gotten any easier than that…
6. This LEGO Piece Has Travelled To More Awesome Places Than You
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Despite standing at a humble 4cm high, this tiny “LEGO Backpacker” has already been to places more places than you!
Check out awesome photos of his travel adventures below…
7. LEGO Turned Into Delicious-Looking Food
Image Source: Kotaku.com
Does looking at all these mouth-watering LEGO foods make you feel hungry? 🙂
8. Ben Fogle: Modern LEGO Is “Harming Children’s Development”
Image Source: Telegraph.co.uk
According to a poll conducted at the end of the article, 82% agree that LEGO’s much better for them compared to TVs and tablets.
What about you? Do you agree or do you disagree with what has been said? We would like to hear from you…
9. “LEGOJacking” Hijacks Real Life With LEGO To Create Amazing Art Works
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AFOL Kanesan Nathan from Melbourne, Australia, has received plenty of attention with an activity he calls “LEGOJacking” – it’s the act of hijacking everyday environments with the aid of Lego, something which Nathan captures on his aptly named Instagram account, LEGOJacker.
Browse through some of his works of art below…
10. A LEGO Set Based On The Cult Sci-Fi Comedy Red Dwarf
Inspired by the cult sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf, LEGOBob32 has created a LEGO set that combines the best aspects of the series across all the seasons, along with minifigures of the main characters in the series. Check them out below…
11. Shhh… Leonardo DaVinci’s Busy At Work In His Workshop
Check out this charming little Italian villa, home to many of Leonardo DaVinci’s masterpieces…
12. 27 Vignettes Showcasing Harry Potter In His Adventures
Fellow AFOL (who is also a Harry Potter fan) Marcel V made a personal challenge to himself: He aimed to create a LEGO vignette a day through the entire month of March to showcase Harry Potter in his adventures.
Check out images of his brilliant masterpieces (27 in total) below…
13. 8 Steps To Building The Perfect LEGO Architecture Model
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For those of you who are into building architectural models using LEGO, you’ve gotta check this article out – where you’ll learn how to build the perfect LEGO architectural model in 8 steps…
14. Man Spends 3 Days Making $15,000 LEGO Statue, Child Destroys It In Seconds
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Oh no!!! 🙁
15. LEGO ‘Arms Race’: Bricks Growing More Violent, Study Says
Image Source: BBC.com
Are LEGO products becoming more and more violent for kids?
16. LEGO MOC: Nebraska State Capitol Building Constructed Out Of LEGOs
6 years, 25,755 LEGO pieces – this was what AFOL John Tooker took to complete a LEGO-version of the 14-story Nebraska State Capitol building.
Find out more about John’s masterpiece below…
17. The Key Moments Of The 2016 NBA Finals Recreated With LEGO
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For those of you who’ve followed through all the games of the NBA finals, what do you think of this video? Has it indeed captured all the defining moments of the finals? 🙂
We hope you’ve enjoyed the contents we’ve put up for you this month… Stay tuned for the next issue of “LEGO Picks of the Month” which will be published on July 31, 2016. Till then, you can check out the previous issues below:
Previous Issues of “LEGO Picks of the Month”