Saturday, November 19, 2011

Artist Builds Stunning Lego Aircraft Carrier Out of 250,000 Bricks

Ed Diment, 39-year-old British Lego artist, created amazing model of the retired US aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid, using 250,000 pieces of Lego bricks.
It took Diment and his associates about a year to finish the masterpiece, which is now displayed in a Interpid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York.
A model, which has been valued at more than 50,000 dollars, is almost seven meters long and weighs 249kg.

"Lego Intrepid floats into N.Y." LINK: Youtube

Lego artist Ed Diment brings his 22 foot lego Intrepid to go on display at the Intrepid Museum in N.Y.

"Artist Builds 22ft Lego Aircraft Carrier." LINK: Youtube

An artist has created a 22ft model of the USS aircraft carrier Intrepid using 250,000 pieces of Lego.
Ed Diment built the model, which weighs almost 40st (249kg), on board the Intrepid, the world's largest aircraft carrier, which is now a museum and is docked in New York.
Mr Diment, who has been building models with Lego since the age of three, explained how he began the huge task of building the warship, which has been valued at more than £30,000 ($50,000).


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