Did you all also use to play pinball on your mobile phones when you were kids? It was fun to play it with our siblings and friends, right? In the present time, we all prefer to play other digital games that are trending nowadays. But, the joy we used to receive while playing pinball was something else. This is why today we will tell you how to make a LEGO pinball machine at home.
Do you play pinball when you go to a gaming centre or a place that has a pinball machine? But, what would you say if we tell you that you can make a small pinball machine for yourself on your own? Yes, you heard it right, as we can easily make one with LEGO bricks.
LEGO is a great toy that can help you get more and more creative and make beautiful things with it. You can enjoy a lot while making something with LEGO bricks, but that’s not it as it helps in developing the motor skills as well. If you have a kid, you must ask them to make this pinball as it will be a lot of fun.
So, let’s not waste any time and look at the supplies that we will need to make a LEGO pinball machine.
You need to gather the given tools and materials, and you will be able to make a LEGO pinball machine at home.
- LEGO bricks
- Rubber bands
All you need to do is follow the following instructions, and you can easily make a LEGO pinball machine for you and your friends.
Step 1: Take LEGO bricks and start joining them to make the base.
Start joining the bricks
Step 2: Start building the walls of your pinball machine using headlight bricks.
Make the walls
Step 3: Now, use some sloped bricks to smooth the edges.
Use sloped bricks to smooth the edges
Step 4: Make the two hands of the pinball machine band and attach rubber bands with them on the back.
Make two hands and attach rubber bands.
Step 5: Put this upside down on the wall you made.
Put it upside down
Step 6: Now, stretch the rubber bands and hook them in one place together.
Stretch the rubber bands
Step 7: Make the flipper buttons with zig-zag bricks.
Make flipper buttons
Step 8: Leave some space for the balls to exit.
Make an exit for balls.
Step 9: Put everything together, and your LEGO pinball machine is ready!
LEGO Pinball Machine
When you are making this pinball machine, keep in mind to use the bricks in the right quantity so that you can make it perfect. So, now that we told you how to make a LEGO pinball machine at home gather the supplies and make one for yourself.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.