Home Improvement Store Lightsaber Prop Build

Birt á 31.01.2016

Feel free to change any of the parts, tools, and methods used in this film. Be creative! There is no right or wrong way to build a lightsaber!

GRIP TEMPLATE can be found here: https://goo.gl/8omeip

Lightsaber parts list:
- 12” x 1 & ½ inch sink tailpiece pipe ~$10 http://low.es/2hhmVZ1
- 2 feet of 1 & ½ inch PVC pipe ~$3 http://low.es/2i6klCd
- 1 inch knock out seal ~40cents http://low.es/2igFDjG
- 24 inch cable ties ~$7 http://low.es/2hMyiaw
- 1 x small D-ring ~$3 http://low.es/2ikFfN7
- 1 x #10-24 1 & ½ inch Oval Phillips Machine Screw ~$2
- 1 x #10 finishing washer ~$2 http://low.es/2i6xCL0
- 1 x #10-24 rubber well nut ~$2 http://low.es/2igAfNF
- box of 3mm rivets ~$5 http://low.es/2hNxlPA
- 10 feet of 1/2 inc PVC pipe ~$2
- Adaptec SCSI card (optional) http://amzn.to/2agsgMF
- O-ring at the bottom of the hilt (optional) http://amzn.to/1XBWrLm

Building materials used:
- epoxy
- epoxy putty
- bondo filler (optional)
- gray primer spray paint
- various grades of sandpaper ranging from 100 to 2000 grit (finer grits can be found at auto parts stores)
- emery paper (optional)
- clear gloss coat (spray or brush on acrylic)
- any color “metallic” spray paint of your choice

Tools used:
- cordless drill http://amzn.to/1NJC7Sw
- miter box with backsaw http://amzn.to/201gIva
- hacksaw with 24TPI blade
- sanding block
- various drill bits ranging from 5/64” through ⅜” http://amzn.to/201gQux
- riveter http://amzn.to/1PqQgJM
- airbrush (optional) http://amzn.to/201gRyt

Music used in this film:
"Ozymandias" by "Lyvo" is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence.

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