Ready for the back to school season? For the new school year, the #HEXDIY VEX IQ Pencil Holder clips to any desk or table. This desk decor allows kids to grow their building skills with the use of VEX IQ pieces and they’ll be able to teach their friends how to make their very own! In this #HEXDIY, kids can even personalize the pencil holder with their favorite colored VEX pieces and stand out from the crowd! The clamp on the pencil holder is adjustable so it will fit onto various table widths. To see all of the VEX Robotics kits by HEXBUG click HERE!
Before you begin: Adult assistance may be required.
(1) 2×6 Beam
(1) 4×6 Beam
(1) 4×4 Plate
(4) 4×8 Plates
(8) Small Chassis Corner Connector
(2) 2x Wide 1×2 Corner Connector
(8) 0x2 Connector Pins
(2) Short Intake Flaps
Start with (4) 4×8 plates (any color) and the (8) small chassis corner connectors.
Take (2) 4×8 plates and connect them with the small corner connectors do that twice to connect all four corners on top and bottom.
Take (1) 4×4 plate and pin the four corners to the bottom with (4) pins where the connectors are.
Measure out the width of the desk or table.
Step Five (Top Piece):
Take (1) 2×6 beam and (2) pins and attach (1) 0x2 connector to the bottom 2 holes.
Attach the top of the clamp to the top side of the holder with the connector part facing upward.
Step Seven (Bottom Piece):
Attach the (2) short intake flaps facing up on the last four holes of the 4×6 beam.
Attach a 0x2 connector to a 4×6 beam on one side and attach to the holder according to the width of the table or desk.
All done! We know you can’t contain your excitement for the new school year so let’s make it the best one yet! Be sure to show us your unique holders and hashtag #HEXDIY and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! If you’re craving some more #HEXDIY action then head over here!