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Here’s something that had never occurred to me: organizing your LEGO brick collection by creating same-size blocks/stacks and then just removing the number you need during a build. Kind of obvious, but…

How to organize your Lego bricks for efficient building – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.



  1. paxswill says:

    ehhh, annoying. I’ve tried this before, but I want to be able to grab my parts and plug them in. Sorted parts bins for me.

  2. pflodo says:

    In other news – you can sort nuts and bolts in different sizes….stop press!…works for screws as well!

  3. SpiderJ says:

    In still other news – A-holes feel superior posting snarky comments on blog boards.