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The Millennium Falcon: Day 4
So, I built a table. Sort of.
This build is getting out of hand. I took a couple days off to catch up on some sleep, and also to reevaluate exactly where the darn thing is going to go. Plus, even if it’s going to end up on the stand, I still need some space to build it.
I moved the Xbox off of my desk thinking that would be sufficient, but there isn’t enough room for the instruction booklet let alone all the pieces I need to dig through.
We have an old round table that I had set aside as a future game table for when we finally get around to finishing the basement. It would be a perfect work table—if I knew where the screws were.
Enter the Fisher Price 3-in-1 game table. This thing has been around forever. My brother and I used it a ton growing up, and when we outgrew it, we gave it to a neighbor. When their kids outgrew it, it went to my cousins, and eventually it found its way back to my kids—who kind of forgot we had it, because we didn’t really have a great space for it.
As it turns out, it’s kind of the perfect size for building a Millennium Falcon. It’s also about the same size as my desk, so I have it setup behind me ready to go at all times. Now break time is Lego time, and I can finally resume building.
And speaking of building, today was bag set number 2, which included the pieces for 6 identical pieces of landing gear.
The landing gear will need to come off to connect the finished set to the stand I bought, but I suspect they'll be essential to build the rest of the model, and I did want to see it standing the normal way at least once before I put it on the stand.
It’s actually kind of funny to see the detail on the landing gear when there's huge chunks of the core structure left to build. They look really out of place at the moment, but I can’t wait to change that.
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