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Homemade lightsaber can cut through a door


James Hobson is the Hacksmith, a YouTuber who takes fictional ideas from movies and makes working prototypes out of them. He has several ongoing projects, but one of his recently finished creations is a working lightsaber from the Star Wars films.

And get this: his prototype can cut through a door.

Lightsaber demo

Granted, the door seemed made for this purpose, but the feat is impressive nonetheless.

In case you want to make one yourself, here’s how Hobson built the device:

The Hacksmith’s first attempt sometime last year wasn’t so successful, however. One of the components caught fire, and it eventually led to a visit by the police and fire department.

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