A hidden but fun quality of hinges is that their hinge is as thick as a standard rod. Since the studs on the hinges are hollow, this means we can use multiples of the same part to create some fun techniques - for instance a tall 180 snot.

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.

1 studs
4 studs
5 plates


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By removing one of the sides we can get a closer look at what we're doing.

The technique is suitable for use with 1x4 plates.

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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