Nearly anyone enthusiastic enough to spend 100 dollars can buy some sort of 3D printing device as the 3D printers are getting cheaper and cheaper with every passing day. Numerous plans and designs for cool toys and gadgets are being open sourced for people to use along with all of this mass availability hitting the 3D printer market. A media company from ex-Mythbuster Adam Savage, “Tested” has assisted in developing a sith lightsaber and they are publicising all of the plans for anyone who is willing to build and modify. Take a peek at the project in the video below:
Old camera parts were the reason of motivation for the creator of this project, which is actually what the original prop makers used for the movie. As shown in the video above, the FormLabs Form 2 printer was employed by the team, which is admittedly above most everyone’s budget. However, there is no need to be concerned about this as the plans that are going to be released can be used on any 3D printer you have, supposing the printed bed is big enough for specific parts. The plans are not unveiled yet, nevertheless Tested will be coming out with another video showing the build process and linking the plans there.