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Lego Technic Mechanical Butterflies Kinetic Sculpture


Flap, flap, flappity flap. This is no trap.

The butterfly, not dutiful, but oh so very beautiful.

Fun build. Moving parts. Warms your hearts!

If you like this creation, please support it!

I love combining nature with Lego Technic! (If you haven’t seen it yet, check out my Mechanical Flower with bees!).

Here I designed two moving mechanical butterflies. The build is powered by a PF XL motor, letting these two colourful butterflies flap their wings and take flight in a circle, whilst moving up and down. The biggest challenge for this creation was to make it compact, but still having complex mechanical functions included in it.

I built this kinetic sculpture because I wanted to take on the challenge of having butterflies that "fly", and this is the result. I hope you like it!

It is a fun build not only because the finished result is extraordinary, but also because it shows you new ways to build with Lego Technic, and another example of how to recreate natural beauty.

Parts: 237 (exc. battery box)

Gears: 20

Approx. time to create: 3 - 4 weeks

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