Introduction: Glowing Knex Lightsaber

Today I will show you how to make two lightsabers. One of the lightsabers is big and the other is small. To make the lightsaber glow you have to put glow sticks on it. You can only put glow sticks on the big lightsaber. You don't have to put glow sticks on it, but it will look better if you do. If you put glow sticks on it, there will be gaps between the glow sticks, so it will look a little weird.

Step 1: Parts Count

This parts count is only for making the big lightsaber.


Orange - 28

Red - 36

Grey 3D - 8

White - 4


Green - 4

White - 12

Red - 32

Grey - 4


Y Clips - 4

Glow Sticks - You can use however many you want, but I used 50.

Step 2: The Blade

Pic 1: Make four of these sections of the blade.

Pics 2 and 3: Another view.

Pic 4: Four sections of the blade.

Pic 5: Connect the four sections with orange connectors.

Step 3: The Handle

Pic 1: Make the bottom part of the handle.

Pic 2: Make the middle part of the handle.

Pic 3: Connect the two pieces of the handle.

Step 4: Connecting

Pic 1: Add four red connectors to the end of the blade.

Pic 2: Snap on four white connectors to the end of the blade.

Pic 3: Snap the grey rods from the handle onto the white connectors.

Pic 4: Add white rods to the white connectors.

Step 5: Adding the Glow Sticks

Pic 1: Brake the glow sticks.

Pic 2: Put the glow sticks on the blade. You may have to snap apart the blade into sections.

Step 6: Parts Count

This is the parts count for the small lightsaber.


Red - 4

White - 5


White - 4

Red - 12

Grey - 4

Step 7: Blade

Pic 1: Snap red rods on a white connector.

Pic 2: Do the same to another one, but put red rods sticking out of both sides.

Pic 3: Connect the sections and snap on four red connectors on top.

Step 8: The Handle

Pic 1: Snap grey rods onto a white connector.

Pic 2: Connect it to the blade like this.

Step 9: Your Done!

You are done.

TIP: If you are not using the lightsaber put the glow sticks in the freezer.

If you like this, vote for it in the sci-fi contest or in the make it glow contest


KneXFAN200 (author)2017-01-13

NICE! I like it!!!!



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