2 x 4 LEGO Compatible Brick

by Sector67, published

2 x 4 LEGO Compatible Brick by Sector67 Dec 24, 2012



Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag


Thing Statistics

10989Views 3264Downloads Found in Construction Toys


This LEGO compatible brick was created by a member in our 3D modelling class. It snaps together with itself as well as real LEGO bricks. Seems to work better than other models that are available.


Prints beautifully on a stock Replicator.

More from Construction Toys

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

Yeah, definitely rotate this to have the bottom of the LEGO brick down, sorry that wasn't clear!

I just made a couple of these. The first one was printed with the default orientation from the STL file, on a Replicator 2 in PLA, with default Medium quality settings in MakerWare... no supports, no raft. This first piece works with real LEGO pieces to a certain extent, better than any other bricks I've tried to print from other models but still not perfect. There was some drooping on all of the overhang so the fit isn't 100% but at least they do snap on.

The second piece was printed after rotating it to be upright to avoid too much overhang, this worked a lot better. We ended up needing to use a raft for this one. Same default medium quality in MakerWare, this brick also works with real LEGO bricks, a little bit better than the first in fact, the only drooping is on the inner ceiling of the brick.

I'll try to upload some photos of both soon, they were done in white filament from SainSmart.