This is the 50,000+ piece diorama of Lord Of The Ring's elf haven Rivendell built by LEGOManiacs Blake Baer and Jack Bittner. The 30" x 40" piece weighs 120 pounds and took over 600 years to build. Well, that's just my guesstimate, but I've never lost one of those 'guess how many jelly beans are in the jar' contests.
Hit the jump for some closeups but be sure to check out Blake's Flickr if you want to treat your eyeballs to some sexy-ass high-res shots.
Thanks to stolenradiowave, who may or may yes be one of those crazy pirate radio broadcasters always talking about conspiracy theories. God I love listening to that shit.
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Sure Minas Tirith didn't have a moat, but come on -- this is a sandcastle. A sandcastle without a moat is like a hotdog bun with no hotdog -- it isn't right. And it's even more wrong when you decide to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in it. Built by DeviantARTist Buc... / Continue →
This is a video of Jeremy 'Balloon Man' Telford recreating a corner of Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole Bag End out of 2,600 balloons over the span of three days. He does a good job. Sure if I had been involved it would have been way more detailed, but I wasn't invited to particip... / Continue →