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Hi, this is my first instructable!
I'm going to show you how to make a prop lightsaber hilt or handle.
Please tell me what you think in the comments.This took me about an hour and a half to make and is not that hard, you will only need basic hack sawing and riviting skills.

Step 1: Materials

For this you will need
2 chrome plated tubes (one should fit into the other)
Around 11 rivets
tap handle

Optional:paint

Tools
Hacksaw
drill-press
Pop riviter

Step 2:

Start by cutting the two bars to size.
Next drill 4 holes in the tap handle and larger bar then rivet them on.
then rivet the smaller bar into the larger bar ( cut the large bar 4cm away from the tap handle) 
measure 6cm and then rivet a 9cm piece of the larger bar to the small bar and paint one rivet red and one gold/brass
finally cut a diagonal piece of the large bar and your done!

Step 3: Finished

So now you have your own lightsaber prop!
Tell me in the comments if you liked it or not and why.
<p>Can a popriveter work for this?</p>
<p>im going to revamp this for my trials! i must build a hilt for myself!</p>
<p>AMAZING! Definitely going to make this soon! </p>
<p>Where did you get the tubes from?</p>
not bad i kind of liked it but could you try to make a blade for it
Thanks very much for the Instructable! Effective, cheap and realistic.
Cheers, it was my first. <br>loking back now I could have gone into more detail though... <br>Thanks anyway man :)
I love it, but what could you add as a sort of &quot;ignition&quot; button?
There is but my thum is covering it in the picture. <br>Its a rivit painted red and the the paint scrached off a bit, <br>P.S. nice new profile picture
Gotcha! Thanks!

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Bio: Prop maker and now (kida) animater (<-- typo)
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