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The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide (Now in Color), 2nd Edition by Allan Bedford

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Appendix B. Design Grids: Building Better by Planning Ahead

Sometimes just a little planning can save a lot of headaches. The design grids discussed in this appendix are intended to save you some of the frustration that comes from not mapping out the direction you want your work to take. The grids are graph paper created with dimensions that match those of LEGO elements. You may find them useful for experimenting with different part combinations before actually getting your bricks out on the table.

You can use the design grids to plan a small part of a large model or the layout of an entire mosaic. Ultimately, their use is up to you, but here are some suggestions for how to use them effectively.

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