Show and Tell: 3D Printing a Lightsaber

This week’s Show and Tell is another awesome project shared by our 3D printing columnist Sean Charlesworth. Norm visits Sean while in New York to check out a beautiful 3D printed lightsaber hilt that was assembled from 14 individually printed pieces. The designer of this model also created a four-piece kit for ease of assembly–all the files are available online. With some proper finishing work, it looks as good as the original prop!

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8 thoughts on “Show and Tell: 3D Printing a Lightsaber

  1. that’s what i’m thinking every time i see one of these things.

    internal monologue goes like this: “boy, that sure would be neat and useful, being able to print my own stuff. all parts to my specs, no compromises, true custom work” and then there is a short pause when i try to think of something useful i’d print, and then i go “i’d print nerdy shit all day long!”

  2. How appropriate, having not had anytime to do any 3d printing in the last month or so. I Did some yesterday, and up pops a new article by Sean.

    My currently small printing challenge is designing and printing my own spring loaded Lens caps. Cause one can never have enough of those.

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