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This is a small wreath that will look good with your other Christmas decorations :-). It's mostly made of green connectors and white rods, plus red "berries" and a red ribbon at the bottom. I also included some fake lights. This only took a day to build. Fun fact: this Instructables uses 149 pictures.

This is an entry to a Knex contest. EDIT: it won 1st place in the contest!

This was also a first prize winner in the Homemade Holidays Contest, thanks to everyone who voted!


Enjoy!
 
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Step 1: Parts List

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Before you begin building, gather all of these parts. There's only 10 kinds of pieces. 


Rods: 227

  • green-153
  • white-74

Connectors: 140

  • dark gray-1
  • light gray-4
  • red-22
  • green-109
  • white-4

Other: 15

  • Y clip-5
  • metallic blue clip-1
  • head cap-9

Total:  382


If you have all of those pieces, then let's get building!


Step 2: The Five Sections

You aren't building anything in this step. I'm just telling you what the five sections of the wreath are. They are the top, right, bottom, bottom left, and top left. The little decorations aren't included in these sections.

Step 3: The Top, Parts A-C

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Okay, let's start off by building the top. You'll build parts A, B, and C. You'll combine them in the next step to complete the top. Everything will fit together like a puzzle.

Be sure to pay close attention to the pictures and image notes. Build everything exactly like it is in the pictures.





Step 4: Combining Parts A-C of the Top.

Combine the parts you built in the last step.

Step 5: The Right, Parts A-D

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In this step, you're building the right section of the wreath. It's divided up into four parts. Don't combine them yet, that's for the next step!

Step 6: Combining Parts A-D of the Right

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Combine parts A, B, C, and D to complete the Right.

Step 7: Combining the Top and Right

In this step you'll combine all of what you have built so far. These sections attach to each other in two places.

Step 8: The Bottom, Parts A-C

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Build parts A, B, and C. Don't worry about combining them.

Step 9: Combining Parts A-C of the Bottom

Now you'll combine parts A-C to complete the Bottom.
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thijs19025 months ago

thanks it is verry nice;)

Shadowman39 (author)  thijs19025 months ago

Thanks!

cupcake433 years ago
hmmmmm i will have to check if i have enough green connectors


hope i do:)
Shadowman39 (author)  cupcake433 years ago
I built it again this year, in metallic green connectors. It's hanging up in the library my mom works at. :-) I'll get pictures once I get it back.
Cool
Shadowman39 (author)  MegaMetal83 years ago
I posted pictures. :-)
Hmm i prefer the original
Shadowman39 (author)  MegaMetal83 years ago
Me too, but I still like it. :-P
Yup

And you just got my 1900th Comment!!
Shadowman39 (author)  MegaMetal83 years ago
Yay!
:-)
salomon19963 years ago
sorry all that the pics were SOOO late! :( I got rely busy, but hear they are! :D
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Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Nice, I like the purpleness! I put it on the last step.
hehehe! :P thanks! I had good instructions! :D
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Thanks! I was a bit worried that the instructions would be confusing, since each section looks alike. :-P
they were a tad, (no offense) but, i like a good challenge! :D
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Haha. :-P
salomon19963 years ago
ok, i was thinking the gray conector bellow the red connector, but i think i will run string through both, and put it on a nail! :D
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Okay, good luck!
salomon19963 years ago
suggestions on how to hang it up?(gona post pics tomaro(hopefully!))
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
The red connector at the top can have a nail going through it.
(YOUR N3 years ago
loce bis is amzimng
Shadowman39 (author)  (YOUR N3 years ago
If you're saying that it's amazing, then thanks!
salomon19963 years ago
i was gona build this, but than, counted the peices, and.... NOT ENOUGH GREEN COUNECTERS!! NOO! so sad! :C GOOD INSTRUCTABLE! would have liked to built it!
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Thanks! If you want, you can replace most of the green connectors with purple connectors. It would be cool to see a purple (or gray metallic) wreath.
thats a good idea!! i will make it in purple! :P ill post pics once done!
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Nice, good luck! I may try a yellow wreath.
quick quistion, are the head caps necisary?
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
No, they are just for looks.
COOL! :D thanks for all the helps, ill post pics once done.
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Cool! I'll put the pictures on the last step when you post them.
POST PONED: gona build next month
Shadowman39 (author)  salomon19963 years ago
Probably a good idea, since it'll be closer to Christmas.
slithien4 years ago
Ive been waiting a whole year to build this ( i found it after christmas so there was no point building) and now i can... Although im still a bit earlie!!
Shadowman39 (author)  slithien4 years ago
Good luck building it!
Finished!!! The only bad part is that its a bit weak while its not a full circle. The only bad part for me is that my box with all the fake lights in was right at the bottem of my toy wardrobe (yes i have a wardrobe for toys) so when i pulled it out everything came crashing down on me!!! And then my large wallet full of knex and lego manuals opended up and spilled all over the floor!!! When i had finaly put it all back i opened the box that i needed and all i found was 2 yellow fake lights!!! I later found two more in the original knex box witch hurts to open! I added more red connectors and glowing green connecters to make it look more coulerful because i had no red fake lights.
Shadowman39 (author)  slithien4 years ago
What a mess! :-P Do you have a picture?
No, but i would be able to show you everything in there but my laptop wont work and i got school (groans) with a english exzam im not prepared for.
KnexFreek4 years ago
 uhm can u take a pic og it from far away? like from 20ft away outside??
Thankyou so much. ALso... stars to you my friend! Wonderful job, keep on building :)
Shadowman39 (author)  KnexFreek4 years ago
Thanks! I can't get any more pictures, since I took it apart already.
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