Author: Chris

Alternate Art Cards

One of my favorite games over the last couple of years has been Star Wars Destiny. It is a card and dice game from Fantasy Flight Games. A great group of people get together every other Thursday to play at Heroes’ Beacon. As part of our regular tournaments I’ve decided to start making Alt-Art Foil

Arduino Smart Car

It’s been longer than I’d like since my last update. I’ve made some progress on getting the helmet together but the cold weather makes it hard to spend much time in the basement workshop. I’ve also been dealing with a sinus cold so wearing proper safety gear isn’t comfortable. So I’m going to switch gears

Mando Helmet printed!

I am pretty excited this morning. My helmet is printed! Well… minus to minor parts that sit inside the helmet to hold the tinted visor. But I can start to assemble the helmet to ensure everything fits together. I plan to do a dry fit, using the square tabs the masterful 3d artist who made

Blender. Mixing up some 3d!

The weather has been rather cold as of late. That means my basement is at uncomfortable temperatures to be doing anything productive in it. While I’ve done a bit of sanding on the Sith Mask, I’ve not made much progress. I’ve sanded stuff upstairs in the past… it’s messy… so I try not to do

What project should I finish?

I’ve mentioned a few times I have a problem starting projects then not finishing them. While I’m making good progress getting my Mando helmet printed (more on that in another post). In the mean time I’m looking to get something that is already printed finished. I just can’t make up my mind what to do.

All Metal Hot End Upgrade

The All Metal Hotend was another upgrade I got from my wife for Christmas of 2017. I sat on it until the other night when I finally got up the nerve to install it. While fairly simple to install it does involve fully taking apart the extruder (the part of the printer that feeds the

Han Solo’s Blaster

One of the many projects I started and would like to finish this year is Han Solo’s Blaster. A modified DL-44 that the character has carried with him in every movie. I find it to be as iconic as any lightsaber! Last year I finished printing it out. The sanding and painting process is a