Eiffel Tower Day 4 (Build Journal)

During my Eiffel Tower, Day 4 build session, I started the third instruction manual. I built my way through bags 41 – 51. You guess it, that meant four more support struts and a sea of grey parts. It was very repetitive. Similar to previous sessions, I built for approximately three hours today. Consequently, my…

Eiffel Tower Day 3 (Build Journal)

For my LEGO® Eiffel Tower, Day 3 build session, I completed the second instruction manual. This assembly included the finishing touches on the base. Additionally, I build the platform for the mid section of the tower. This was actually quite an enjoyable portion of the build as it was not overly repetitive. I built bags…

Eiffel Tower Day 2 (Build Journal)

My build journal continues with the Eiffel Tower, Day 2! This time around, I assembled bags 19-28. This section of set consists of the main support struts that connect to the base. If you missed out on previous journal entries, we’ve already taken a look at the unboxing and the base construction. Today’s build took…

Eiffel Tower Day 1 (Build Journal)

I am building my way through the tallest LEGO® set ever produced, and sharing my progress along the way! Yesterday, we took a look at the unboxing. Today, we delve into building the Eiffel Tower, Day 1. In my first actual build session, I sat down for just over three hours of solid building. I…

Unboxing the Eiffel Tower (Build Journal)

The LEGO® Eiffel Tower is a monster of a set. When fully built, it will measure almost 1.5 m high (nearly five feet). At 10,001 bricks, it is the second largest set ever produced in terms of brick count. However, it is the tallest set the LEGO® Group has ever issued. Since it is not…