Knex Project 1: Relentless




About: Hi! Im tombuckey. I live in Liverpool, England. I build knex ball machines from my own ideas and also build other peoples knex guns. I have a Youtube account just type in Tombuckey in the search bar and all...

Intro: Knex Project 1: Relentless

this is my first instructable and bigger and better are still to come.
sorry if some of the instructions are hard to follow because i feared that if i take it apart to much i may not be able to put it together again.
if you need help just comment and i will do the best i can, so with that out the way lets get started!

Step 1: The Lift

just build waht u see.
its not that hard :)

Step 2: Path 2 (in the Video)

again very simple

Step 3: Top Chain Lift

agian simple pimple

Step 4: Path 1 ( in the Video)

OMG this part is sooo simple

Step 5: Path 1 Part 2

this supports the path
also very easy

Step 6: Putting Them Together

this step is showing is how to put steps 4 and 5 together
this is a little difficult......!.nart.!.

Step 7: Base Support

easyer than adding "balls" hehehehe

Step 8: The "steps" Support

this may prove a little diffacult if needed i will do more pics

Step 9: The "steps"

the acctual steps

Step 10: Connecting Them Together

TBH it was quite hard for me to put back together

Step 11: Chian and Balls

easy easy easy

Step 12: The Motor

all motors can be used!!!!



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    43 Discussions


    8 years ago on Step 11

    hey how exactly do u get the bit to lift the balls on the chain because ive been trying for ages and i still don't get it?could u please reply asap:) 

    1 reply
    Tom Buckeycooldude2468

    Reply 8 years ago on Step 11

    Thanks for giving my machine a go, but I dont quite understand what has gone wrong:
    1. have you already connected the chain?
    2. Is it the fork thing that wont pick up the ball?


    8 years ago on Introduction

    cool! i have all the parts ecsept for a few peices but that promblem will be solved when my motorized madness ball machine comes by UPS


    9 years ago on Introduction

    You should add like a fan or something that spins when the ball hits it (on the stairs) to add some excitement! But very good.

    2 replies
    Tom BuckeyLowney

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    this was my first ever ball machine that built so it is a bit dull. ive got a new one coming along. it was inspired by I_a_c splat!

    Tom BuckeyAlexD2261

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 1

    it says in the video at the end but its call technologic by daft punk :)

    i think that if you had enough knex you would build ONE ball machine that goes THROUGH your whole house:D i totally love your ball machines. well let's stop talking and give you your 5 stars:P

    1 reply