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About the Grids

Each of the four Design Grids has been engineered to serve a different purpose. Grids #1 and #2 are most useful when you are sketching out mosaic images or planning a model that will be viewed from the top looking down. Grids #3 and #4 take a different approach and allow you to imagine a LEGO model as seen from the side.

Design Grid #1

Grid #1 allows you to look down on a model from above, straight down on the studs. As you can see by the sample shown in Figure B-1, each square is exactly the size of a real 1x1 brick.

The squares on Grid #1 are all the same size as the top surface of a 1x1 brick.

Figure B-1. The squares on Grid #1 are all the same size as the top surface of a 1x1 brick.

Design Grid #2

Grid #2 is unique among the Design Grids in that it is the only one of the four that does not have lines drawn to exactly the size of real LEGO elements. Instead, it is made up of a 32x32 field of squares that are sized to fit on a single page. You can use it to help you plan a mosaic that fits onto LEGO’s common 32x32 waffle baseplate. As you can see in Figure B-2 the grid also has another special feature.


  

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