The small model that was used to build the big one.
Tony and Dan fix a mistake in the peg leg of the pirate.
Dan dons his dapper pirate hat.
Dan judges the small ships built by the kids.
Tony wields the pirates mighty sword. However, disaster was soon to follow...
...as the sword breaks apart and makes a resounding smash on the floor. These are the collected remains.
Dan looks for answers to the trivia questions in that sweet hat.
Dan and store manager Derrick hand out prizes.
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During the second day of building.
Close up of the 2-foot model's head.
Ahead of schedule, Dan and Tony designed a pirate ship that would be made large. Here, Dan and the kids build the hull of the ship.
While Tony and the kids build the mast and sail.
Everyone gathers to make pirate faces around the completed ship. (You can see the normal-brick build model at the top of the mast.)
Tony wears the big parrot that he built on his shoulder. "That's a big parrot."
The final ship.
Derrick puts the final piece into place: the sword.
The small model stands behind the large after it's all over.
Bins full of bricks take a tumble during cleanup.
The final build.
This is me in my volunteer apron. The blue thing is the camera I used for the time-lapse. After the event was over, I just clipped it to myself.