The Star

how do you make a star out of magnet balls? we’ll show you! this build is made from 482 speks and uses 1 color.


watch the video or check out the step by step guide below.


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  • Step 1

    Create a chain and make a ring of 5 speks. Wrap your chain around the ring and continue until each of the sides is 3 speks long, add a spek to the center. Repeat once to make 2 pentagons.

  • Step 2

    Create a new chain and make a ring of 6 speks. Wrap your chain around the ring and continue until each of the sides is 4 speks long. Add a spek to the center, 5 to the top and 3 to the bottom as shown.

  • Step 3

    Repeat step two until you have 10 total irregular hexagons.

  • Step 4

    Arrange 5 irregular pentagons around a pentagon and attach as shown. make sure the shapes align and do not interlock.

  • Step 5

    Join the edges of each irregular pentagon to form a star shaped half, this shape will not be flat.

  • Step 6

    Repeat steps four and five to create a second star half, position each half facing out and away from the other. Join the halves, starting at the points then moving along all edges.

  • Nailed it.

    Ta-da! want more how-to's? back to speks ed.

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