Building a Lego log house, with cucumber logs
June 2, 2022 | 3:11 pm CDT

Cutting a cucumber to size.

All in all, it's just a cucumber wall. Yes, not brick. Not even wood. But cucumber.

The Brick Wall Youtube channel has found a way to build a "log" house without using lumber. Use cucumbers instead.

According to the channel it took 83 days of planning, dreaming, building, and filming to create the house and playground.

Lego log house of cucumber Processes include cutting cucumber to size; milling the log, cutting square notches, cutting logs for doors and windows, cutting roof planks, and drilled drilling holes for drift pins.

Technical details:

Number of Cucumbers: 18, destroyed 6
Number of motors: 21
Number of BuWizz controllers: 7
Number of Lego pieces: 23K+
Size: 160 x 110 x 55 cm 64 x 44 x 22 in


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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).