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« on: October 12, 2007 04:13:24 PM »

I made this for a wonderful swap partner. Smiley

I made it much the same as this one except this time I used a 16" round cake pan instead of a pizza pan.  I also put a heavy duty glass shot glass in the middle while it was baking so I wouldn't have to drill out the fixture hole when it was done.



Basically...
  • Preheat oven (375 - 475)
  • Line pan with foil
  • Arrange Legos
  • Bake bake bake
  • Remove pan from oven
  • Remove shot glass from center
  • Immediately lift hot gooey piece from pan by its foil lining and place on "mold."  In this case I used an old lamp shade to mimic the shape.
  • Squish down with oven mitts
  • Let cool & that's it!
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2007 04:55:57 PM »

I want to do this soon... are there any plastics you've tried that don't work out well?
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2007 04:57:24 PM »

Seed beads...they refuse to melt!  They're evil.  Bigger beads (pony beads) melt great though.

Other than that, I haven't run across any plastics I didn't like. Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2007 05:10:59 PM »

That is one incredible lego lamp. Must be fun to melt all that stuff.
As a child I used to melt crayons in the furnace so I must have the burn gene too... Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2007 05:12:21 PM »

That is one incredible lego lamp. Must be fun to melt all that stuff.
As a child I used to melt crayons in the furnace so I must have the burn gene too... Wink

It is fun (and stinky Cheesy) to melt!

I used to melt crayons when I was little, too! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2007 05:13:21 PM »

Seed beads...they refuse to melt!  They're evil.  Bigger beads (pony beads) melt great though.

Seed beads are glass - that's why they won't melt
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2007 05:16:10 PM »

Seed beads...they refuse to melt!  They're evil.  Bigger beads (pony beads) melt great though.

Seed beads are glass - that's why they won't melt

Are they all?  I thought I had cheapo plastic ones.
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2007 05:30:42 PM »

Are they all?  I thought I had cheapo plastic ones.

I'm pretty sure all of 'em are glass - at least the seed beads (like you used to use on one of those indian looms)
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« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2007 05:33:29 PM »

Well, dang.  That would explain it then. Cheesy  I thought some were glass & some were plastic. Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2007 06:47:08 PM »

this is so much fun!  you should throw in some lego people next time for a dramatic effect! ha  Grin
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