JORDAN DEVRIES
THE ASTRAL J
 Another Lego builder points out that it's tough to make this set without  it looking like "a cleaver through a wedding cake." That's the truth - I  was only able to really fit 6 of the famed 7 levels without losing the  overall 'point' of the model.

Minas Tirith

My attempt at the famous ending scene from the Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. I was gifted the 21015 Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the abundance of hinges, columns and curved design inspired me to take a shot at a bigger build.

 Another Lego builder points out that it's tough to make this set without  it looking like "a cleaver through a wedding cake." That's the truth - I  was only able to really fit 6 of the famed 7 levels without losing the  overall 'point' of the model.

Another Lego builder points out that it's tough to make this set without it looking like "a cleaver through a wedding cake." That's the truth - I was only able to really fit 6 of the famed 7 levels without losing the overall 'point' of the model.

 The top features the famed courtyard through which the original Burning  Man takes place. I couldn't find a convincing White Tree of Gondor (I even tried a minifigure hand!) that didn't obscure the overall detail of  the model.

The top features the famed courtyard through which the original Burning Man takes place. I couldn't find a convincing White Tree of Gondor (I even tried a minifigure hand!) that didn't obscure the overall detail of the model.

 The movie model, the collector's edition model and paintings all vary on  what exactly is built on the mountain top, so I took some creative liberties with a spare One Ring piece I had lying around.

The movie model, the collector's edition model and paintings all vary on what exactly is built on the mountain top, so I took some creative liberties with a spare One Ring piece I had lying around.

 The Nazgul riding a Wyvern is actually holding on to a Lego Fiber Optic piece.

The Nazgul riding a Wyvern is actually holding on to a Lego Fiber Optic piece.

 The Orc army features several siege towers, and the battering ram "Grond."

The Orc army features several siege towers, and the battering ram "Grond."

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