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Make A Dessert Stand Out Of K'nex!!!

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Having a party can be a blast!!! Inviting all your friends and family over to share good food, conversation, and entertainment can turn a good day into a great one-unless you have no place to put your food! Your entire party can go sour if you don't have any place to arrange all of the sweet treats you have prepared! Luckily, there is a quick solution; make a dessert stand out of K'nex! Doing so is fast and fun, and it looks good when you have completed it! So if you want to have a great party with delicious desserts on a colorful display stand, let's get started!!!
 
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Step 1: Parts

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You will need: 28 white connectors, 8 blue connectors, 28 yellow connectors, 8 green connectors, 20 grey connectors, 4 red connectors, 117 green rods, 95 white rods, and 2 yellow rods. (310 pieces total).

Step 2: Make The Outer Octagon

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Build a octagon by repeating the pattern "2 yellow connectors, one green," until you have a full frame.

Step 3: Outer Circle: Pieces

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Build 8 of the pieces shown. Make sure they are all identical!

Step 4: Outer Circle: Attach

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Attach the pieces you have just made to the frame where shown. Notice they do not connect yet. When attaching them, make sure they are all facing the same direction!

Step 5: Inner Circle: Pieces

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Make 8 of the pieces shown. Make sure they are all the same!

Step 6: Inner Circle: Attach

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Attach the pieces to the outer circle where shown. Make sure they are all facing the same direction!

Step 7: Base: Frame

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Build the frame of the base, which is shown here.

Step 8: Neckpiece: Bottom Pieces

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Take A blue connector and a grey connector and slide them together. Next, add a green rod to the top. Repeat to get 8 pieces total.

Step 9: Pair Up

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Separate the pieces you just made into pairs. Next, connect each pair with a green rod.

Step 10: Make Sets Of Four

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Connect the pairs together to get two four-piece groups.

Step 11: Connect Groups

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Connect the two groups together using white rods.

Step 12: Fill In

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Fill in the spaces in the center using white rods.

Step 13: Attach To Base Frame

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Attach the piece you just completed to the base frame using green rods.
OatmealPie10 months ago
Can I haz dee cookiezz?
nerfrocketeer (author)  OatmealPie10 months ago
No. They have all been eaten by Mr. F. XD
nerfrocketeer (author)  nerfrocketeer10 months ago
Good job doing the assignment
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The Knexer11 months ago
Hehehehehehheheheheheheheheheheehheeheh
nerfrocketeer (author)  The Knexer10 months ago
Hmm. Sorry for the late reply, I never got a notification for this comment. Hahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah...
:-0 You have successfully melded my two favorite things...K'nex and food! ;-D Great job!
Haha thanks!
How long should it take
To build? About a half hour.
hunter9991 year ago
Haha cool, simple and effective! Well done!
nerfrocketeer (author)  hunter9991 year ago
Thanks!
Np mate :D
nerfrocketeer (author)  hunter9991 year ago
=D
Pass the cookies please. XD, nice bro. =D
XD thanks!
JonnyBGood1 year ago
Nice! Now you're thinking outside the box, or in this case the cookie jar! =P
Great idea! Good job becoming featured again!
nerfrocketeer (author)  JonnyBGood1 year ago
Thanks!!! :P
No prob. Love random stuff and so does the ible community.
Nerf, you're officially the "I build useful objects out of K'nex" guy. Those cookies look pretty good, too. :3
Haha! Thanks! There's more to come! (Those are Chips Ahoy). :3 :P
HollyMann1 year ago
Wow - great job! Looks stunning!
nerfrocketeer (author)  HollyMann1 year ago
Thanks!!! Thanks for featuring it!!! :D
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