Let's Edge It! w/Built-In Solar Lights: $61.95 for 200-foot kit, $89.95 for 40-foot kit

In the original Star Trek TV series, Dr. McCoy constantly reminded folks of his vocation: "I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer." Whether we'll still even be using bricks in the 23rd century is beside the point. In any century, what lay person wants to lay bricks? Well, that may depend on the bricks in question…

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Rather than messing with heavy hauling and mortar mixing, Let's Edge It! plastic bricks snap together and adjust to straight or curved paths. And when the sun goes down, your little DIY project gets highlighted — literally. Available in gray or terra cotta, they come in 20- and 40-foot kits.

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