May 4, 2017 AT 5:00 pm

How to Make a Lightsaber

Since it’s May the 4th and a day to celebrate Star Wars, it’s a fine time to learn how to make one of the most iconic weapons from the movie — the lightsaber. YouTuber I Like to Make Stuff, a.k.a. Bob Clagett, shared his tutorial for the process for making the hilt from scratch and crafting the electronics to make the “blade” portion of the weapon light-up. Watch the above video for details.

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1 Comment

  1. Great job, Bob!

    P.S. Adafruit, that is the single best captcha I have ever seen!

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