The Force is most definitely with this Ontario man who just built the world's first real-life Star Wars lightsaber.\nKitchener resident James Hobson runs a YouTube channel with 10 million subscribers, where he "takes fictional ideas from movies, video games & comics, and make real working prototypes." \nThat's where he unveiled the lightsaber.\nEditor's Choice: Ontario Is Getting Its First Big Snow Storm Of The Season This Weekend\n View this post on Instagram TEST VIDEO IS LIVE!!!! A post shared by the Hacksmith (@thehacksmith) on Oct 15, 2020 at 1:04pm PDT\n\n\nThe weapon has a retractable plasma blade and reaches a blistering temperature of 2,200 C.\nIf different salts are added to the plasma, the lightsaber can also change colours! \n"That's above the melting point of most metals," Hobson told the CBC.\nOn Thursday, Hobson uploaded another video testing the lightsaber, in which he attempted to cut through steel, metal siding, and even a stormtrooper!\nIn order to power the lightsaber, the user must wear a large battery pack on their back.\nHobson has built more than just lightsabers — Hacksmith Studios have previously crafted Iron Man's helmet, Captain America's shield, Batman's grappling hook, and Inspector Gadget's helicopter hat.\nHobson's goal? "To inspire others into STEM fields, and to show that anything is possible with science!"