Mark Frauenfelder at 7:00 am Wed, Nov 28, 2012
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Kate of Minieco made this cute key holder from Legos that she raided from her son's Lego box. It would be fun to make a set for the entire family.
DIY Lego Key Holder (Via Nerdstink)
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Clearly, some will not be happy until humanity is ruled, or even replaced, by minifigures.
I’m playing safe with an early “I, for one, welcome …”
“Made” is sort of a strong word here, isn’t it? It’s just sticking three lego pieces together.
Yeah, you can pretty much imagine that a whirlwind passing through a lego junkyard might accidentally put one of these together.
Personally I would have had a dreadful tantrum if my parents had stolen one of my good 6 by 8 grey pieces and a lego man for such a trivial purpose.
“Personally I would have had a dreadful tantrum if my parents had stolen one of my good 6 by 8 grey pieces and a lego man for such a trivial purpose.”
This! Get your own Lego and keep your hot glue gunning hands away from my Storm Troopers!!!! (I hope she bought a new set for her son.)
I never thought of using Lego as a quick and easy velcro solution. Simplicity at it’s best.
My version has a letter holder: https://twitter.com/nnodstrum/status/273820153286889473
Nice. From which set is the lattice/letter holder?
Not sure as it is all second hand Lego but I think it is from the Pirate theme.
I know that I’m fighting against a rising tide here… but the plural of Lego is Lego! The Lego company used to have a page clarifying this on their site but it got lost in a redesign and now I’m just a ranting denizen of the Internet trying to convince others from anecdote.
Something similar made the rounds on Pinterest/Facebook a few days ago. Neat idea no matter what.
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