Custom LEGO® Model Pricing

Client with LEGO Demon Mech
A very happy client with his custom LEGO® model, based on his own drawing.

You have LEGO® Dreams and we want to make them happen! One concern you may have is the pricing of a custom LEGO® model.

The first step on your journey to an amazing LEGO design is your own great idea. We will work with you to fit that idea to your budget. Every step in our process must meet our high quality standards. From project design, test building, to the creation of instructions and packing the parts, we will help you understand how each component of the price helps us build your LEGO dream. You will find that the value is well worth the expense.

We value our client’s confidentiality at Playwell Bricks, as such, we cannot reveal the costs of specific projects. That said, we can offer you an outline of how we generate quotes for our clientele.

If you would like a quote for a custom LEGO®️ model or have any other questions, we want to hear from you! Connect with us below.


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Client Consultation


From the very outset of the project, in fact, as soon as we receive a request via social media or email, our research begins. We begin by looking at the subject matter, finding references pictures, watching videos, using Google Earth etc. to better understand your project. You can begin the process by connecting with us here.

We respond to any request as promptly as possible. If you have not received a response, this typically means it may have ended up in your spam folder. In that response, you will be asked to set up an appointment to discuss the details of your custom LEGO® design.

During that consultation, we will ask a variety of questions to discern the particulars of the design, such as size, scale etc.. With those questions, we are trying to figure out how best we can meet your needs. There are many factors that go into creating an exclusive LEGO® design, so the more information we get the better. We make careful note of your desires and use that to formulate our quote.

LEGO CASE 3688 Tractor Side
A Christmas gift commissioned for a client’s son

Pricing Process


As mentioned earlier, there are many factors that go into pricing a custom LEGO® model. In fact, these as so individual to each project, there is no way to set a pricing standard. We do, however, have a lot of experience with custom LEGO® design, and use that to make an informed estimate of the work involved.

We have a team of dedicated LEGO® designers, graphic artists, 3D artists and others, who all contribute to creating the best design we can for you. Within the team we discuss the best way of moving forward with your LEGO® design. Each team member involved with your project will provide an estimate of what they feel is required.

A set commissioned by Google, as a workshop build.

What It Takes to Build a LEGO® Dream


Have you ever put together a LEGO® set and wondered how they came up with it? A great LEGO® design takes a phenomenal amount of time and expertise. There is much consideration put into the design process.

Many hours are put in considering the structure, functionality and aesthetics of your custom LEGO® model. Also, it takes a long time to create a set of instructions that flow logically. And every set of instructions needs a proper layout to make them easy to read and follow along.

Another factor is the level of service you require. Do you want a complete build, only the instructions, or maybe just a digital model? We also look at costs related to printing graphics on bricks or 3D designing and printing customs bricks. Typically, we do not quote the cost of the bricks, as this will be determined by the design itself. If required, we can make an estimate on the brick cost though.

A project custom model for a client, who loves his city

The Quote


After taking all the above into account, we provide you with an official quote. This will include a brief description of your LEGO® model. This will enable you to see our understanding of your request. Upon review of that quote, we invite you to ask any questions, or field concerns you may have.

As a general rule of thumb, a small design of several hundred parts could range in the hundreds of dollars. Much larger designs with tens of thousands of parts, can range in the several thousands of dollars.

After you have approved the quote, we ask for a 25% deposit to proceed.

If your budget is a concern we can always help by staggering the payments over time. We hope this will help you afford the price of the custom LEGO® model that you dream of.

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Custom LEGO® Bricks and Graphics - The sock king
Designed for a start up’s marketing campaign.


Set Production


When we are producing custom LEGO® sets, we will discuss the cost of set production after the prototype design is complete. Again, there are many factors that go into set production.

We want to make sure you are getting exactly what you want from your product. Packaging, logistics, branded boxes, printed instructions and peripherals all must be taken into consideration. We will work closely with you to determine the best way we can provide this service. We have a worldwide network of designers and suppliers, which we can use to mitigate shipping and customs fees.

Set designed for a Youtube channel’s merch store.

What Am I Paying For?


First, we will provide the absolute best service possible. Even if it means we have to take some financial loss to make sure we have met or exceeded your expectations, we will do so. Ultimately, we are here to fulfill your LEGO® dream. We want to do everything we can to make that happen.

Obviously, the end product will vary from project to project. In general, you will receive a professional LEGO® design in digital form, a well thought out set of instructions and a LEGO® parts list . In most cases, a build is required. Thus, we will order the parts in and ship either the complete build or the parts to you, depending on your wishes. Any other options discussed in our conversations will also be included, such as printed instructions, printed bricks, custom parts etc.

Music Room - Personal LEGO® Gift
Commissioned by a loving wife, as a Christmas gift for her husband. This design had many custom prints and parts.

Can We Build Your Dreams?


In the end, we will make sure that we have designed a truly great LEGO® experience for you. We take great pride in consistently amazing our clients, and going above and beyond for them.

As you can tell much thought is put into the pricing of a custom LEGO® model. We make sure that end result is well worth the cost! Know that you are in the best possible hands to make you LEGO® dreams become reality!

Jasn and client with LEGO Brookside Mansion
Jason our founder, standing with our client, after the installation of this commission.

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