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Made By NOTCOT: Plant Experiment #1- 06.08.15

legoplant0.jpg It’s here!!! I’m so giddy to get to present our latest NOTlabs experiment, Plant Experiment #1 - and we’ve decided to make an extremely limited edition of them since friends have already been asking for some!

Plant Experiment #1 is a limited edition trio of walnut planters. Shawn and I designed them right here in NOTlabs, Los Angeles. Every piece is CNC milled (on the Roland Modela Pro II 540s we recently unboxed) from a single block of walnut and hand finished (by Shawn and I!) Inspired by our love of succulents, Lego®, a surprising Target sponsorship and the need for projects to get to know the CNC better - these square planters are Lego®-compatible and the perfect size for small and medium succulents, seedlings, and other plants. Each piece has drainage holes to keep your plants happy. You can also get creative and build up, down, and all around them turning them into mini worlds on your desk, pen/paintbrush holders, candy dishes… a little bit of each… and more.

The trio contains one 12x12, 8x8, and 6x6. Only 10 sets will be made. Each set will laser numbered on the base of each piece. Take a detailed look at Plant Experiment #1 on the next page - and pop over to the store if you’d like a set.

Of course the first thing we did when they were ready was… play! Popped a few of our succulents in, and grabbed some toys that were on Shawn’s desk. legoplant1.jpg


On fun details - the heights were inspired by the heights of our Lego® pieces, so if you’re building up to them, they are just the right height to connect. Additionally, the heights between the pieces are the same height of pieces, so you can build bridges between them and attach them to each other easily. legoplant3.jpg

The trio! 12x12, 8x8, and 6x6. legoplant4b.jpg


Dimensions for the 12x12 are 3.75” x 3.75” x 2” with 2.5” sq hole legoplant6.jpg


Dimensions for the 8x8 = 2.5” x 2.5” x 1.5” with 1.25” sq hole legoplant8.jpg


Dimensions for the 6x6 = 2” x 2” x 2.25” with 1.25” sq hole legoplant10.jpg

WANT ONE OF THE 10 SETS? See the Plant Experiment #1 in our store.

For more silliness - check out our Jurassic World at Target inspired making-of! legoplant11a.jpg

UPDATE: Here’s a peek at some behind the scenes… makingof1.jpg





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