3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Show off your stuff!
Post Reply
paulmorley
Posts: 48
Joined: Tue May 05, 2015 8:28 pm

3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by paulmorley » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:37 pm

Here's a print I did inspired by the great work by Valcrow here. http://www.redicubricks.com/. Printing was a challenge in and of itself but the painting was a whole new ball of wax. Extremely fun and rewarding however. But unlike Valcrow's, this one was done on a Lulzbot Taz 5.
Attachments
IMG_1631.jpg
IMG_1624.jpg
IMG_1623.jpg
IMG_1617.jpg
IMG_1615.jpg
IMG_1610.jpg

paulmorley
Posts: 48
Joined: Tue May 05, 2015 8:28 pm

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by paulmorley » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:40 pm

A few more shots...
Attachments
IMG_1656.jpg
IMG_1652.jpg
IMG_1637.jpg
IMG_1636.jpg
IMG_1635.jpg
IMG_1634.jpg

User avatar
i-t-w.com
Posts: 199
Joined: Tue Jul 21, 2015 3:48 pm
Location: Loveland, CO
Contact:

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by i-t-w.com » Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:11 am

Sweet! ABS/PVA?
IT-Works 3D Printers, Supplies, Training, Support, Repair, Parts
http://www.itworks3d.com
sales@i-t-w.com
970-599-1152

paulmorley
Posts: 48
Joined: Tue May 05, 2015 8:28 pm

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by paulmorley » Sat Oct 17, 2015 3:50 pm

All ABS. .35 Nozzle. .14 layer height. Sliced with Cura.

User avatar
do-it-for-science-
Posts: 74
Joined: Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:02 pm
Location: Wilsonville, Oregon

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by do-it-for-science- » Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:37 pm

do you have any finished shots? what is that white stuff in the first picture?
open source, open heart,

Jeff Hunt,
Renewable Energy Engineering student OIT

User avatar
chriswh86
Posts: 133
Joined: Tue Apr 15, 2014 3:15 pm
Location: Port Alice, BC Canada
Contact:

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by chriswh86 » Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:10 am

paulmorley wrote:Here's a print I did inspired by the great work by Valcrow here. http://www.redicubricks.com/. Printing was a challenge in and of itself but the painting was a whole new ball of wax. Extremely fun and rewarding however. But unlike Valcrow's, this one was done on a Lulzbot Taz 5.
Amazing paint detail paulmorley. Did you need any sort of specialized paint to stick to the abs? Great work. Keep it up!
Chris
Community Rep at Pinshape
Explore, Share & Download High-Quality 3D Printable Designs
www.Pinshape.com

paulmorley
Posts: 48
Joined: Tue May 05, 2015 8:28 pm

Re: 3D Printed Obi Wan Lightsaber.

Post by paulmorley » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:17 pm

The white stuff is salt that i packed into the low spots to act as a mask when spraying the silver. It protected the dark underneath from the silver. I used acrylic hobby paints (variety) and a $20 airbrush from Harbor Freight. Read online about airbrushing and just tried it out. I did spray one base coat of grey on before getting to the darker colors. All the rust looking areas are just the difference between the darker layers and lighter layers where the salt masked.
Attachments
IMG_1655.jpg

Post Reply