Let's Build Lightsabers! Episode 1

Hey guys! I'm starting a new video series chronicling my efforts to build a set of lightsaber props for Dragon Con costumes this year. All together there will be 4 sabers (one of them being double bladed) meaning I'm trying to do this as inexpensively as possible. The (probably unrealistic) goal is to build each one for $50 or less.

Follow along as flail around in a vain attempt to make it happen: