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Use Legos to Form Concrete!

Ben Uyeda

I made these concrete nesting tables using nothing but Quikrete and Lego bricks. I love how these concrete tables show the texture from the Legos. I was skeptical about how well this idea would work, but everything went smoothly and Lego formed concrete is my new obsession.

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  • OllieG

    These tables will break very easily as concrete is strong under compression (the vertical columns of legs), but very fragile in suspension. (the horizontal part between the legs). Simple solution--incorporate wire mesh or rebar rods within the concrete.

  • William Jones

    One should also use grease or vaseline on the inside of the legos, use a vibrator to better do away with pockets of air in the concrete, and use some wire to give the end product added strength. Of course, this is tantamount to criticizing fried chicken for having bones in it.

    • Adam Bond

      Unnecessary, Pastafarian. Language isn’t fixed by a magic flying spaghetti monster in the sky, it is adapted and molded by people. LEGO have become more than a brand, that means that the most common usage will become, whether we like it or not, the rule.

      • Si Braybrooke

        However, the rule everywhere EXCEPT some parts of the US is LEGO, and that is the most common usage not LEGOS....

        • Adam Bond

          Um... Usage is not just national, but regional. We don’t say Ick-ee-yah for IKEA, either.

        • Neill Hope

          I saw some sheeps on my way to make this post