How To Make Your Own Star Wars Lightsaber

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After my appearance on CTV Ottawa Morning Live, which I’ve embedded below, I had a few requests about how to make the Star Wars Lightsabers that we featured and figured I’d share it in post form. Below are step by step instructions, with pictures.

Supplies Needed

Star Wars Lightsaber Supplies

 

 

* 1 Pool Noodle

 * Duct Tape

 * Electrical Tape

 * Any type of knife (or scissors)

 

Step By Step

1. Cut Noodle In Half

1. Cut Noodle In Half

2. Put Two Strips Of Duct Tape On Bottom To Cover Hole

2. Put Two Strips Of Duct Tape On Bottom To Cover Hole

3. Flatten Tape Around Bottom

3. Flatten Tape Around Bottom

4. Wrap One Strip Of Duct Tape Around Bottom of Noodle

4. Wrap One Strip Of Duct Tape Around Bottom of Noodle

5. Wrap Two More Rows Of Duct Tape.

5. Wrap Two More Rows Of Duct Tape.

6. Wrap On Strip Of Electrical Tape

6. Wrap On Strip Of Electrical Tape

7. One Strip Of Electrical Tape Where Duct Tape Ends

7. One Strip Of Electrical Tape Where Duct Tape Ends

8. Cut Electrical Tape To Create On/Off Buttons. (Purists: Feel Free To Get Creative Here)

8. Cut Electrical Tape To Create On/Off Buttons. (Purists: Feel Free To Get Creative Here)

9. My Kids Liked That I Put Their Initials On Theirs. Also, Less Fighting Over Them!

9. My Kids Liked That I Put Their Initials On Theirs. Also, Less Fighting Over Them!

And That’s It! Get out there and enjoy your new, harmless lightsabers! Here’s my video from CTV Ottawa Morning Live, where I battle interviewer, Jeff Hopper. Have a Great Day!!

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