LEGO Ideas of the Week: Catch the Wave

By Nathan Lyle On 17 Aug, 2015 At 11:38 AM | Categorized As Weekly Articles | With 1 Comment

In this section we help promote LEGO Idea projects to help them reach the 10,000 likes needed for their idea to get created! This week we feature the idea called Catch the Wave created by WWWally. Here’s what the creator had to say about the idea:

LEGO Ideas of the Week: Catch the Wave

This model debuted publically at BrickFair VA 2014, although I had built it a few years prior. Of all the models that I have ever set for public display, this one turns the most heads and garners the most photographs. I’ve been encouraged to put it up on LEGO Ideas.

The smooth curve of the wave is achieved by a building technique called mixed cylinder curving. The method involves alternating regular (usually 1×2) and round (1×1) plates or bricks, and it allows for a smooth curve not usually seen with LEGO. Although part intensive, the plates in this model could potentially be replaced with regular-sized bricks, to lessen the piece count.

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What do you think about this idea? Would you buy it?

About - Hi, my name is Nathan Lyle and I'm the owner of BrickUltra. I love soccer and creating YouTube videos with LEGO! I love listening to community suggestions and opinions so that we can make your time on BrickUltra the best!


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  1. steven says:

    Supported! Do you have a how-to on making this or link? Would be a hit — this week is my kid’s surf camp for autistic kids in SD; if I’m able to get parts and build this, would love to set it up for them.

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