Introduction: Knex Tower

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Hey so this is how you make my knex tower. This is my first instructable so I hope you all enjoy. START BUILDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Step 1: Parts for the Tower

for this tower you need skinny knex rods and connectors
[knex skinny rods]
skinny orange:17
skinny blue:37
skinny purple:19
skinny red:42
skinny gray:14
skinny yellow:5
skinny black:8

[small knex connectors]
small purple two way connectors:3
small blue slot connectors:80
small gray slot connectors:10
small light curved connectors:12
small yellow 90 degree connectors:4
total parts=251 parts

Step 2: First Levels

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The parts for the first levels are: skinny blue rods:36, skinny orange rods:15, and blue slot connectors:40

Step 3: The Connnection to the Next Level

Picture of The Connnection to the Next Level

The parts you need for the connection are:skinny orange rods:1, skinny purple rods:6, skinny red rods:6, skinny gray rods:8, skinny blue rods:1, small blue slot connectors:4, small gray slot connectors:4, small light gray curved connectors:4, small yellow 90 degree connectors:4, and small two way purple connectors:2

Step 4: The Second Level

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The parts you need for the second level are: skinny purple rods:12, skinny red rods:32, and small blue slot connectors:32 

Step 5: The Tip of the Tower

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The parts you need for the tip of the tower are: skinny orange rods:1, skinny purple rods:1, skinny red rods:4, skinny gray rods:10, skinny yellow rods:5, skinny black rods:8, small blue slot connectors:12, small gray slot connectors:6, and small light gray curved connectors:8

Step 6: You're Done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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This the end of the tower. I hope you all enjoyed building this tower. If you have any comment or questions I would be happy to answer any of them.


knexinventer (author)2010-12-25

i made one that is about 8 feet

Ps2playa (author)2009-10-28

This tower is about four feet seven inches i know it is taller than me because i am pretty short

Mr. Muggle (author)2009-10-28

how high is this thing?

Hiyadudez (author)2009-10-28

Hmmm... Not bad! Pretty good for you first instructable.

3.5* and subscribed.

~KGB~ (author)2009-10-27


Ps2playa (author)~KGB~2009-10-27

Thank you. This is my first instructable so I was worried that it would get bad reviews

~KGB~ (author)Ps2playa2009-10-28

no, its actullay pretty cool

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