I went to the premier of Starwars episode 7 recently. Once I saw Kylo Ren's lightsaber, I knew I had to build it out of K'nex. This is a pretty simple build, but it will make your fingers very sore. For this project, keep lots and lots of red rods and orange connectors on hand. Lets get building!
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Step 1: Handle
This is part of the handle
Step 2: Handle Part 2
This is the second part of the handle. Build two of those cylinder shaped things shown in the the top picture, then put them on the handle
Step 3: Lightsaber Part 1
Start by building the part in the top picture then add the parts in the bottom picture. This may look akward at first, but it will look good later.
Step 4: Lightsaber Part Two
Add these two red rods on.
Step 5: Lightsaber Part 3
Build what is show in first two pictures the secure it on to the handle with orange connectors as shown.
Step 6: Lightsaber Part 4
Build what you see here
Step 7: Lightsaber Part 5
Repeat steps 5-6 about 2 times
Step 8: Tips
You can also add more round white connectors to the handle to make it more sturdy. Also DO NOT HIT PEOPLE WITH THE LIGHTSABER!!! It hurts and can cause injury and will break your lightsaber!!! Now go fight some Imperial Troops!