Photo credit: Geoff Vlcek Photography
This may not be the first working LEGO pinball machine, but it’s definitely one of the most feature-packed ones we’ve come across. Created by Bre Burns, this piece took between 200-300 hours to complete, and is powered by LEGO Mindstorm NXT parts, while the rubber bands were sourced from LEGO Technic, and the steel pinball was pulled from a LEGO Mindstorm kit, all without gluing, screwing, or fabrication of any kind. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The mosaic parts were created by overlaying a digital LEGO grid, created by a computer program that Bre’s fiancee uses at work, onto images. The program was then used to place digital bricks into the images to get the right looks and part-counts. Printouts were used as blueprints,” according to Brothers-Brick.