My Knex Pip-boy




Introduction: My Knex Pip-boy

so i searched online one day and i went, like, everywhere and i couldnt find a single tutorial, set of instructions, or even pictures of anyone who had made their own pip-boy out of knex. so i decided to make my own! more than that i decided to make one i can pop my phone into! still not enough? i also decided to share it! so... here's how you can make your very own Pip-boy made from knex!!!!! enjoy! ^,..,^

Step 1: The Parts!

here is a list of every piece you'll need for this project! oh! waaaaait!!! its 10 blue spacers not 9!

Step 2: The Top Section

simple right?

Step 3: The Middle Section!

i hope these pictures are easy enough to understand... o,..,o


I slid yellow rods through the purple connectors and attached them to the red connectors on the middle section!!!!

Step 5: BACK SUPPORT!!!!!!!!!

i added a yellow rod attached a beige connector piled the blue spacers in and closed it off with another beige connector then i locked it in place between the red connectors yay!!!

Step 6:

whoops! i forgot to add those red parts in earlier! they point downward, the opposite direction of those other red parts. (it's because they're nonconformists... [whats this??? a thought inside a thought???? wow!]) oh yeah! add those grey bits!

Step 7: The Bottom

attach those bendy guys! they can be replaced with chain parts or string or spaghetti or whatever you want, you know, i dont care GO CRAZY...


phew that was a journey! wow! well we made it out in one piece, and hey! look at you man! you have a cool pip-boy you made on your own! oh yeah! oh and before i forget, it doubles as a phone stand! i made 2! one with greyish parts and one super colorful! haha!



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I actually modified it more! If I want my phone to fit in, I take off the white rods from the "dial" on the right.


thank you guys so much for your comments and time! It took me a while to figure out how to do this but I'm glad you all like it especially because this is my first instructable! again and again thank you so much!

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You're welcome :D.i will make my own and make it arm mountable and make my phone fit in it, so when I use the pip boy app I can connect to my ps4 and play fallout like I have a real pip boy :D

Yes I love fallout! Great build and original idea!

Super cool man I have never seen one out of K'nex before!