Simple K'NEX Ferris Wheel

if you have knex laying around and dont want to spend more money on amusment park sets heres the instructrible for you
i am going to show you how to build a knex ferris wheel

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Step 1: What You Need

RODS!
red = 19
yellow = 51
purple = 32
grey = 8

CONNECTORS!
white = 24
grey = 11
yellow = 34
tan clip connector = 2
red = 8
orange = 8

Step 2: CREATING THE BASE

pic describes itself

Step 3: Creating Structure: Layer 1

Step 4: Creating Structure: Layer 2

do for both sides

Step 5: Creating Structure: Last Layer!

all together the structure should end up looking like this

Step 6: Creating Ferris Wheel(square)

repeat this step so you make 2 of them

Step 7: Creating the Ferris Wheel Seats X4

i dont get too fancy with the seats. i like to keep them simple

Step 8: Add Red Rods to All Four Seats

add the red rod to all the seats and then put two grey connectors inbetween the orange connectors

Step 9: Add the Red Rods to the Wheel

Step 10: Add the Motor to the Ferris Wheel

slide the grey rod through the middle hole of the middle white connecto and add two tan clip connectors to the two outside white connectors

Step 11: Add the Wheel(square) the Structure

add two grey connectors to both the inside and the outside

Step 12: TADA!!!! TURN YOUR MOTOR ON AND WATCH IT SPIN

Step 13: After an Hours Work and Changing the Wheel It Can Look Something Like This

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    parshan

    1 year ago

    The second wheel looks awesome!