A giant wood Lego man standing just short of 1'-3" tall (10x the size of a typical lego man!!) all made from just a single 8' long 2x4. I scaled every dimension from a typical Lego man and you can find those free plans at the link in the first step. He is a miniature version of myself, even with his own hammer. He is about as useful as me too.

Legs and hips were finished with burning and linseed oil. Body and arms were finished with red wood dye and linseed oil. Hands and head were simply finished with linseed oil.

Be sure to check out the build video too! https://youtu.be/xjOT5r2wNX8

(music in video is by Kirk Fleta, an independent musician from Gatlinburg, TN: www.kirkfleta.com)

Step 1: Scaling & Drawings

It all started by measuring every piece of the Lego man and transferring these dimensions into my computer. Autodesk AutoCAD was used to create the drawings. The exact dimensions were input for each piece and the whole model was scaled up so that the depth of the body & legs were 3" -- perfect for working with a 3-1/2" wide 2x4 with just a little bit of a waste factor built in for the round corners.

I went a little overboard creating a 3d model of the guy too. If it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing.

These plans are available for free at my website: http://www.jackmanworks.com/Plans

Made one this weekend. I'm very happy with how it turned out. Thanks!
<p>Mainly made from 6x3 and 9x in size. He is about 15&quot; tall</p>
<p>This is cute, great idea. Need to have one, too.</p>
<p>JackmanWorks, great job on the Lego Man. Your instructions, video, and pictures will make it easy for anyone to build a Lego Man. Any tips on maintenance of the Lego Man? Good luck in the contest.</p>
<p>I adore your step 13. The whole project is awesome</p>
p.s. we voted for you too.
I love this, very nice job! Every time my 2 1/2 year old grandson sees me on instruc., he asks me to go to the Lego man! lol I may have to try and make him one.
<p>Totally cute! I have an intsructable entered in &quot;Before &amp; After&quot;, &quot;Sew Warm,&quot; and &quot;Handmade Gifts&quot;, so I decided to check out all the other contests. You have my vote!</p>
<p>This is so awesome, I hope to make it one day.</p>
<p>Awesome result, and the video was a joy to watch, both from the production value and the way you used each of your enviable selection of tools. I (admittedly, a complete novice woodworker) have never seen a table saw used at a diagonal like that.</p>
<p>Thanks, glad you enjoyed! It's funny to see people envious of my tools because I feel the same way about so many other guys shops.</p>
<p>Haha, yeah, I bet that is a universal problem. I guess the answer is to watch more of this guy's stuff to realise what one can do with your bare hands ;-) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL3JXZSzSm8AlZyD3nQdBA</p>
<p>23inch wooden lego in KOREA. </p>
<p>beautiful, good job!</p>
<p>Can I please buy one? :) How much??</p>
<p>I absolutely have to get better and make this for my grandson. His dad loved them then and is carrying it over to his son.</p>
<p>Its cool to see them made from another perspective :)<br><br>https://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/</p>
<p>That's great! I hadn't seen that yet, those turned out awesome.</p><p>I figured I couldn't have been the first person to try this before!</p>
<p>That's great! I hadn't seen that yet, those turned out awesome.</p><p>I figured I couldn't have been the first person to try this before!</p>
<p>No holes in the feet?!</p>
<p>No, I decided to just leave those out when building it. I did include it in the drawings though! :)</p>
<p>Its cool to see them made from another perspective :)<br><br>https://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/</p>
I see this is your first I'ble. Welcome! <br>
<p>Thanks! Glad to be here!!</p>
<p>You crafty SOB! Looks like we are competing!</p>
Ha! Hey Dustin, you are a worthy adversary, I look forward to it :)
Loser has to send a sticker to the winner.
<p>I think we need to up the ante and put Jimmy's chisel on the line ;)</p>
<p>sacrilege! </p>
<p>Very nice!!!</p>
<p>Thanks for checking it out!</p>
<p>That is FANTASTIC! Your scaling is spot on! Clear, great instructions!</p><p>I am not much of a woodworker, but I absolutely want to try this one! </p>
<p>Thanks so much for checking it out! It doesn't take all the tools I used to build it. Definitely worth a shot -- all you might lose is a $3 2x4! :)</p>
One of my favorite projects ever.
<p>Wow, I'm honored</p>

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