Introduction: K'nex Padlock Instructions

Picture of K'nex Padlock Instructions

Hey guys! Here are the instructions for my K'nex padlock! Hope you enjoy.

Parts List


Yellow Connector: 15

Orange Connector: 13

Red Connector: 23

Gray 2-slot Connectors: 4

Gray 1-slot Connectors: 8

Blue 7-slot Connectors: 2


Blue: 6

White: 14

Green: 59


Tan Locks: 3

Black Y-Connectors: 4

Blue Spacers: 2

Blue Locks: 2

Female Ball-joints: 3

Grand Total: 158

Step 1: Step 1: Main Body

Picture of Step 1: Main Body

1: Build

2: Build

3: Attach

4: Build

5: Attach

6: Build

7: Attach



10: Build

11: I forgot to add the picture, but you just attach the final plate.

Step 2: Step 3: Finishing Up

Picture of Step 3: Finishing Up

1: Gather parts/Build

2: Attach

3: Build

4: Insert bolt into the body

5: Gather parts and lock on.


Ethan1023 (author)2016-04-01

Is one of the orange connectors supposed to be broken?

didexo (author)Ethan10232016-04-30

Yes, otherwise it will get stuck on the blue spacers.

RoelofN (author)2015-06-27

Im make it. And is not locking.

didexo (author)RoelofN2015-06-27

Oh, I've gotten people to say theirs works. So I'm not sure what the problem is.

My knex lock doesn't lock its cant lock and that grey connectors with two connectings cant stand still

Post a picture so I can help you.

knexboy332 (author)2015-01-26

My one doesn't work

didexo (author)2014-09-21

Thanks bruh.

DjJosh98 (author)2014-08-20

Doesn't function? I followed all directions:(

DjJosh98 (author)DjJosh982014-08-20

Oh well, was it supposed to be decoration or something, becauseit doesn't lock

didexo (author)DjJosh982014-08-21

It should lock, can you give me more information as to what isn't working? It worked for others.

DjJosh98 (author)DjJosh982014-08-20

Nvm! It works:) Great build!!!

www139 (author)2014-08-15

Nice job you made it to the finals! ;-)

didexo (author)www1392014-08-16


hunter999 (author)2014-08-15

Congratulations on being a finalist!!! :D

didexo (author)hunter9992014-08-16


Lucas The Boss made it! (author)2014-07-25

This thing works great good job

didexo (author)Lucas The Boss2014-07-25


Lucas The Boss (author)2014-07-15

Cool I might build after I take apart my new assault rifle

didexo (author)Lucas The Boss2014-07-15

Thanks! I recommend you do. What gun are you working on?

Lucas The Boss (author)didexo2014-07-16

I am still tweaking my assault rifle that I posted recently I hav added a full auto switch to switch it from semi auto to full auto

didexo (author)Lucas The Boss2014-07-16

Cool, looking forward to seeing it.

sandroknexmaster (author)2014-07-15

This looks good, and the instructions are easy to follow :)

didexo (author)sandroknexmaster2014-07-15

Thanks :)

didexo (author)2014-07-13

I forgot to mention, you need to add a rubber band around the lock as I did in the cover photo.

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Bio: An aspiring engineer, who enjoys long distance road biking, hiking, astronomy, and economics just to name a few. I've been using KNEX prior to ... More »
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