Bricks and plates with cheese slopes

The symmetry of LEGO bricks is amazing. The small cheese slopes can, for instance, be used to attach a plate to a brick. This technique is very sturdy, and there's a good chance you will need to get the slopes out with a knife or something similar. I personally use a small pair of pliers.

To find the different pieces needed for this technique you can search LEGO's online Pick-a-Brick for the design ID's. We link other market places directly on each individual piece page, which you can find below.

2 studs
4 studs
4 plates


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It looks weird, but works really well.

The completed construction looks like a plate and brick glued together. Except they're not.

I tried to render an image with transparent bricks to show what it looks like from the inside. Need to tweak those settings a bit, but still looks pretty neat.

Story Time

Steve and John did their job every day, yet they never stopped to consider that their tools might be too small for the task. After all: everything is cool when you're part of a team.

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