Jeff Sanders’ “Brick Bending”

Thanks to a commenter on my recent Lego Reuleaux triangles post for hipping me to the work of Lego builder Jeff Sanders, whose work with the unorthodox method of using rectangular Lego bricks to make complex curvilinear forms has reached levels of complexity and beauty far surpassing a few simple convex triangles. Wired’s GeekDad recently did a feature on Jeff, and Discovery News followed on with a story that emphasizes the “educational” angle.   [Thanks, Adam Brucker!]

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

View more articles by Sean Michael Ragan

ADVERTISEMENT

Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.

Escape to an island of imagination + innovation as Maker Faire Bay Area returns for its 15th iteration!

Buy Tickets today! SAVE 15% and lock-in your preferred date(s).

FEEDBACK