Giant (32 ft) Xmas Tree Built Entirely out of Lego (video)


This doesn’t have too much to do with computers or technology, but hey… it is almost Christmas.

To celebrate the holiday season, Lego has built a giant Christmas tree in Sydney, Australia, complete with life-sized, surfboard-wielding Santa and sleigh. The tree, constructed from more than half a million blocks, stands nearly 10 meters (32.8ft) tall – taller than an average two-storey house – and weighs in at 3.5 tons.

The tree, which took 6 months to complete, is the tallest Lego model in the southern hemisphere:

 

So, I guess it’s Merry Christmas from Lego!

 

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Jim Hillier

Jim is the resident freeware aficionado at DCT. A computer veteran with 30+ years experience who first started writing about computers and tech back in the days when freeware was actually free. His first computer was a TRS-80 in the 1980s, he progressed through the Commodore series of computers before moving to PCs in the 1990s. Now retired (aka an old geezer), Jim retains his passion for all things tech and still enjoys building and repairing computers for a select clientele... as well as writing for DCT, of course.

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