Youtuber Allen Pan describes himself simply as a guy who tries “to make pretend things into real things. Now he’s magically managed to make a lightsaber of sorts.
“It’s not truly a lightsaber. What Pan has created is actually an epic butane torch.Fueled by liquid butane and a mixture of Acetone and Methanol, electrical engineer Allen Pan was able to recreate one of the most beloved movie props.
Pan assembled a nichrome ignition unit, a dual-purpose valve control, a nifty syringe valve inside a 3D printed holder.
A blend of methanol and acetone for the fuel and finally butane as the propellant that makes it go.