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I have been created to make and build beauty. My powers are used for good. I do not start conflicts but am genetically engineered to end them. My main directive is to make humans look and see their world in a completely different way in order to fill their hearts and minds with love. Absolute joy is experienced when I transform trash into treasure. Or correctly fix something no human can fix. I have often been accused of being a robot. I am merely a creature of logic. My parents assured me I... Read More »
  • Stacking blocks Maximum (name changed)

    I, too, made a giant (please do not scream that word - even if you win). My methodology was slightly different, involving a chop saw, table saw and belt sander. I went to my local reclaimed materials place, bought stud-like wood that been used in a TV/movie set, pulled the metal out and went about cutting blocks that were exactly the same size. They can be any size to your liking but they all must exactly the same size. Do not spend a lot of time sanding. A quick pass on all sides is all you need. The secret ingredient to make it play well? Lightly spray the flat sides with silicone. The attached image is the set during its inaugural play in July at Red Hook Day. The game lasted almost an hour, the players made a freakishly high tower that morphed into a different sculpture by the turn....see more »I, too, made a giant (please do not scream that word - even if you win). My methodology was slightly different, involving a chop saw, table saw and belt sander. I went to my local reclaimed materials place, bought stud-like wood that been used in a TV/movie set, pulled the metal out and went about cutting blocks that were exactly the same size. They can be any size to your liking but they all must exactly the same size. Do not spend a lot of time sanding. A quick pass on all sides is all you need. The secret ingredient to make it play well? Lightly spray the flat sides with silicone. The attached image is the set during its inaugural play in July at Red Hook Day. The game lasted almost an hour, the players made a freakishly high tower that morphed into a different sculpture by the turn. I am new at instructables. I will attempt to post these things I build in the future in a logical fashion.Build time is about two hours. I'm going to guess you just had to get this out of your system. I understand. Please keep doing that.

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