LEGO Steampunk Walking Ship (Strandbeest)

This is a custom walking machine built entirely out of LEGO components. It is styled as a steampunk/post apocalyptic trading ship and features several play features, including the functional cargo crane. By Jason Alleman 2013.

The walking mechanism is based on the Strandbeest kinetic sculpture created by Theo Jansen. Be sure to check out his amazing work here: