Nearly the Next Best Thing to a Real Lightsaber


I wonder if I’ll ever see a real lightsaber in my lifetime. Not like a prop that they used in the Star Wars movies, but the fully functioning, cuts-through-steel-doors, real deal. Do they have the technology to make such a thing? It seems like they should. They’d probably be pretty dangerous and come with all sorts of warning labels and require a license and you’d hear about some idiot on the news who used it while drunk and accidentally killed his dog and cut his car in half.

Until then, here’s a tutorial to make some homemade ones that are much, much safer.

Photo by Audra Caldwell

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