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Introduction

​You will need:

Legos (lots of plate pieces)

Crazy Circuits: Coin Cell Battery Holder

Crazy Circuits: Green LEDs (4)

Crazy Circuits: Switch

Maker Tape

Green Vinyl

White Cardstock

Optional: Contact paper to keep the design in place

Video Overview

  1. Build up 2 plate layers, 12 studs across and down except a square section at that bottom as shown. This will create a space for your battery component.
    • Build up 2 plate layers, 12 studs across and down except a square section at that bottom as shown. This will create a space for your battery component.

    • Line the square with a boarder of 1 stud wide plates.

    • Add two studs at the top fo the battery square as shown. (pictured in grey)

  2. Use the photo as a map and add the Maker Tape as shown. Look carefully - near the battery square, there are a few places that the tape "jumps" up or down a level.
    • Use the photo as a map and add the Maker Tape as shown. Look carefully - near the battery square, there are a few places that the tape "jumps" up or down a level.

  3. Add the Crazy Circuits components as shown. Be sure that the negative side of the LED is facing up on the top two LEDs, and down on the bottom two LEDs.
    • Add the Crazy Circuits components as shown.

    • Be sure that the negative side of the LED is facing up on the top two LEDs, and down on the bottom two LEDs.

  4. Download the cut files or Print files. Cut the shamrock file out of green adhesive vinyl. Cut the square file from white cardstock.
    • Download the cut files or Print files. Cut the shamrock file out of green adhesive vinyl. Cut the square file from white cardstock.

    • If using the Print files, print on white paper. Use a craft knife to cut out the shape on the grey lines, and cut out the yellow rectangles.

  5. If you used the print files, skip to the next step. Peel / weed away the negative space in the design. Use some contact paper on top of the design to keep the shamrock in the right place.
    • If you used the print files, skip to the next step.

    • Peel / weed away the negative space in the design. Use some contact paper on top of the design to keep the shamrock in the right place.

    • Peel the backing off the vinyl. Place the piece of white card stock in the center of the square as shown, on the adhesive side.

  6. Place the lego structure in the center of the square and wrap the square flaps first, then wrap the ones with the tapered edge. If you used the printed design, wrap the structure in the paper, and use tape to adhere it underneath the coaster.
    • Place the lego structure in the center of the square and wrap the square flaps first, then wrap the ones with the tapered edge.

    • If you used the printed design, wrap the structure in the paper, and use tape to adhere it underneath the coaster.

  7. Turn the coaster over, grab a clear glass or mug, and illuminate it! Turn the coaster over, grab a clear glass or mug, and illuminate it!
    • Turn the coaster over, grab a clear glass or mug, and illuminate it!

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