Do not DIY: Real-world lightsaber will burn anything in its path

Dec. 26, 2019

Imagine how much simpler demolition and DIY projects would be if you had a force-guided lightsaber.

The internet can’t seem to stop talking about “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” How did Emperor Palpatine survive the Death Star explosion in “Return of the Jedi?” How did Rey become such a powerful Jedi with so little training? Where was Baby Yoda? This frenzy has even permeated the Plant Services office. Our own Thomas Wilk spent 24 hours in a theater watching all nine movies back to back (*cough* nerd *cough*). Amid all this excitement, only one question remains. Where is my real-world lightsaber? Imagine how much simpler demolition and DIY projects would be if you had a force-guided lightsaber. In a recent video, Youtuber the Hacksmith demonstrates how to build your own working lightsaber. Please, don’t try this at home.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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