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What techniques can be used for laying plates at 45° angle?

I've seen a number of techniques for laying individual elements at 45° angles, but I need a consistent method for laying down larger plates at 45 degrees while maintaining close contact with the base ...
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How do I build a sloped roof with a 60° rake?

I've seen the sloped roof on the "Winter Village Post Office" and similar using plates, and I want to build a roof with a similar angle: What should I use to ensure they are well attached?
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How do you construct odd-angles on buildings

I was thinking of building a model of the famous Castillo de San Marco located in Saint Augustine, Florida. A small bit of research shows that Legoland has a replica (flickr link) and that there are ...
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Firmly connect bricks in a triangle

I need to connect two bricks onto a plate such that the plate is facing up, and the two bricks are facing out from above it at an angle (say 30 degrees) but are connected firmly, at opposite ends with ...
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Building a 45 degree brace

I'm trying to reproduce my own house in Lego, and attached is a photo of the porch above my front door that is supported by a 45 degree wooden brace: At my current scale, the vertical white wood with ...
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Is there a 90 degree angle brick?

Is there a brick that I can use to connect LEGO plates at a 90 degree angle?
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Finding the angle for an isosceles triangle roof

I am using clips to make a roof shaped like an isosceles triangle. This feels like one of those things that would be trivial with physical LEGO bricks, but it is near impossible with How can ...
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Is it possible to create a slope (roof hip) on a 45 degree angle?

In the LEGO Super Mario app, they have created some neat looking bases, however they have a lot of complicated slopes and smooth plates. It's clearly a 3D model, but it looks as though as if it could ...
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How can I build a Lego slope of a rough 50 degree angle with preferably legal building techniques?

I am currently building a functional Lego minifigure-scaled escalator that can transition from flat platforms to stairwell. My first iteration for its guiding rail includes a slope of ~39.5 degree ...
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Placing a rock piece at a 45 degree angle

I'd like to place this rock at a 45 degree angle to the ground. What's the simplest way to do that?
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