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Illegal LEGO Building Techniques

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These “illegal LEGO building techniques” won’t land you in jail, but are rather unconventional ways of using the plastic bits. To be more specific, these are “LEGO building techniques that break the ‘rules’ for connections between LEGO elements followed by official LEGO set designers — particularly connections that stress the LEGO elements. (e.g. inserting a plate upright between the studs on a brick.)”. On a side note, did you know that the LEGO Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891–1958), a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932? That’s right, in 1934, his company simply came to be called “Lego”, derived from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means “play well”.Read more to see a few that might help you out.