Luminous Weaponry

This guide takes you through the process of creating your own fantasy weapon that begins to glow as soon as you pick it up.

The design for this sword is taken from the Cartoon Network animated series 'Steven Universe'. 

Circuit Playground Express
Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and...
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Adafruit Circuit Playground Express or Bluefruit Enclosure
We've got nice cases for many of our beloved boards, but the Circuit Playground Express and
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Adafruit NeoPixel LED Strip w/ Alligator Clips - 30 LEDs/meter
Adding glowy color to your projects has never been easier: no more soldering or stripping wires, clip 'em on and glow! This Adafruit NeoPixel LED Strip with Alligator...
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Conductive Nylon Fabric Tape - 8mm Wide x 10 meters long
With our fun assortment of conductive materials,
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USB cable - USB A to Micro-B
This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
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Other Materials

In addition to the electronics, for this project you will need:

Read on to learn how to build your own!

This guide was first published on Sep 18, 2019. It was last updated on Sep 18, 2019.

This page (Overview) was last updated on May 12, 2021.

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