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We all had our own ways of preparing for the release of the newest Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Some of us binge-watched the other films in the franchise, others obsessively searched for trailers, clips, and clues from the most recent release, but I don’t think any of us were as dedicated at Flickr user marshal banana, who spent an entire year building a 7,500-piece Millennium Falcon out of LEGOs.

This wasn’t a kit that Marshal bought, oh no. This was something the fan designed and created using only his imagination and LEGO parts he collected and found through other kits. In fact, Marshal’s creation uses 50% more pieces than even the most involved LEGO sets, because the Force was truly with him.

The exterior has been meticulously crafted to perfectly replicate every nook and cranny of the structure, coming in at an impressive three feet long. While this outside attention to detail doesn’t allow for much creativity on the inside, the machine does have neat features like light-up engines and gun wells.

We are seriously impressed. Head over here to see more of Marshal’s creations!

(Image via Lucasfilm)