Tag: starwars

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

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.

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

Sizing to print a helmet

After a convention a couple of years ago I decided I wanted to join the Mandalorian Mercs. It’s a costume club for fans of Star Wars, specifically Mandalorians (like Boba and Jango Fett). In addition they are a non-profit who raise money for great causes. Our local group is full of wonderful people I’ve met

ABS Acetone Smoothing

One of the hard parts of 3D printing is getting a nice smooth surface. Typically an print has tiny lines where the layers and layers of plastic have been build on top of each other while printing. These are commonly called “Step Lines”. Until recently I’ve been printing with PLA while you have to sand