I’ve been printing a lot lately but not posting much. I’ll try to get back to a regular routine. The biggest thing I want to talk about is the progress on my full size R2 unit! I’ve had the new printer running almost day and night working on the dome and I’ve been reading a
As most of you probably know I’m a HUGE Star Wars fan. From April 11th – 15th I went to Chicago with my wife Jessica and our best friends who are also big Star Wars fans for Star Wars Celebration. A 5 day convention for all things Star Wars! Going was a bucket list item
It’s been almost 2 months since I’ve updated. Life had gotten pretty hectic for a while. I had a family issue that needed my attention for more than a month (good new things are looking up), then I went on vacation to Chicago for Star Wars Celebration! OMG it was so amazing. Couldn’t have asked
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
First I want to thank everyone who voted in my poll. It is really encouraging to know people are reading and interested in my projects! Surprisingly the Sith Mask was the winner. I thought for sure it would be Han’s blaster. I started the Sith Mask as part of a cosplay idea for an original
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.
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
One of my more ambitious projects I’m starting this year is a full size R2-D2. After I got my 3D printer I started looking at all the Star Wars props I could make. It’s amazing the things people 3d model and share for free. At the top of that list were files for a full