Introduction: Knex Christmas Tree

This is the Christmas Tree you will be making. This is my first instructable. Hope you like it.






Step 1: The Stump

 The is the base of the tree. If not built correctly (cant really mess up here) the tree will topple.

Pieces Count

Blue 3d connector= 18
White Connector= 3
White rod= 4
Red Rod= 16
Gray Rod= 12

Step 2: The First "Floor"

This is the bottom of the tree. It kind of make the tree sturdy. This portion will curve a lot. As the tree goes higher the curve gets smaller. When connecting it to the stump you will have to stretch the tree and fix it in.

  Pieces Count

Blue 3d Connector= 4
Purple/Gray 3d connector= 12
Yellow Connector= 14
Orange Connector= 10
White Connector= 2
Black Y Connector= 4
Red Rod= 16
Gray Rod= 20
White Rod= 4
Blendy Rod= 4

Step 3: The Second "Floor"

 This is the second part of the tree. The pictures are a bit dark but still they are easy to follow.

  Pieces Count

Blue 3D Connector= 4
Purple 3D Connector= 12
White Connector= 2
Yellow Connector= 4
Orange Connector= 12
Blendy Rod= 4
White Rod= 4
Gray Rod= 12
Red Rod= 16

Step 4: The Third "Floor"

The center of the tree.

Piece Count


Blue 3D Connector= 4
Purple 3D Connector= 12
White Connector= 2
Orange Connector=12
Yellow Rod= 4
White Rod= 4
Red Rod=16
Gray Rod= 4
Blendy Rod= 4

Step 5: The Fourth "Floor"

1 more to go.

  Piece Count

Blue 3d Connector= 4
Purple 3d Connector= 12
White Connector= 2
Orange Connector= 8
White Rod= 4
Yellow Rod= 4
Red Rod= 4
Blue Rod= 4
Blendy Rod= 4

Step 6: The Last "Floor"

Done the main tree!

   Pieces Count

Blue 3d Connectors= 4
Purple 3d Connectors= 12
White Connector= 1
Yellow Rod= 4
White Rod= 4
Blendy Rod= 4

Step 7: The Ornaments

Now to make the tree to make it "Christmasy" .
 

Pieces Count


Red Ornaments (5)=

White Rod= 10
Blue 3D Connectors= 5
Red Connector= 15
Green Rod= 20

Yellow Ornaments (5)=

White Rod= 10
Blue 3D Connectors= 5
Yellow Connectors= 15
Green Rod= 20

White Ornaments (5)=

White Rod= 10
Blue 3D Connector= 5
White Connector= 15
Green Rod= 20

Green Ornaments (5)=

White Rod= 10
Blue 3d Connector= 5
Green Connector= 15
Green Rod= 20

Step 8: The Star

The top star of bethelem.

  Piece Count

Blue Rod= 16
Red Rod= 1
Blue 3D Connector= 2
Green Connector= 8
Yellow Connector= 8
Gray Connector= 6

Step 9: Done!

  There. You are finally done. Now hope Santa leaves you a present under it.

Comments

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NatNoBrains made it!(author)2010-12-21

Do you want to enter this is my K'Nex Christmas Contest?

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-21

Sure. How do I get there to enter it.

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NatNoBrains made it!(author)2010-12-21

Automatically. You've been entered!

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-21

Cool. Let me know if anything happens.

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knexsuperbuilderfreak made it!(author)2010-12-17

not to bad kinda looks like mine i made last week!

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-18

Maybe you can post yours too

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knexsuperbuilderfreak made it!(author)2010-12-18

im gonna be posting a smaller version of it on christmas eve

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Shadowman39 made it!(author)2010-12-18

Not bad, you should change the title to something like Knex Christmas Tree.

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-18

I actually did in the beginning but somehow the name got changed. Thanks for pointing it out.

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%7EKGB%7E made it!(author)2010-12-17

nice one!

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-18

Thanks

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%7EKGB%7E made it!(author)2010-12-18

=D no prob

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RMConstruction made it!(author)2010-12-18

Not all that bad. Could use some more filling out.

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knex1111111111 made it!(author)2010-12-18

I was going to but i ran out of pieces

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