Like peanut butter and jelly or biscuits and gravy, the combination of YouTube and LEGO is a match made in heaven. For one, it gives block builders an epic platform to socialize and comment on hundreds (if not thousands) of builds. Second, it provides the rest of us a chance to sit back and relax while watching insanse 10,000+ piece models come to life through time-lapses in mere seconds. And with last week marking the 60th Anniversary of everybody’s favorite toy brick, you know we’re in for some pleasant surprises.

Among others, the LEGO Master Builders took over the Denmark-based company’s Connecticut-based US headquarters to build and document a giga-fantastic 10-feet-tall, 1,200-pound version of the “2×4” classic LEGO brick. In total, this ode to the perfect 2×4 injection-molded infinitely-snappable plastic part took the Master Builders 50 hours to build and contains over 133,000 LEGO bricks:

For more ridiculous LEGO speed-model-building madness, be sure to check out the BrickBuilder channel on YouTube to watch everything from the Millenium Falcon to a LEGO Mack Truck come together in minutes:


“Welcome to the largest, most detailed LEGO® Star Wars Millennium Falcon model we’ve ever created—in fact, with 7,500 pieces it’s one of our biggest LEGO models, period!”


“Developed in partnership with Mack® Trucks Inc., this model comes with an array of realistic technical details and functions, including front-axle steering, rear wheel drive and a 6 cylinder straight engine with working pistons and spinning radiator fan.”

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Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.