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LIGHTSABER - LED - Fully Functional
LIGHTSABER - LED - Fully FunctionalMaker/DIY
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This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied and to submit it in the #lightitup challenge
Here's a demo video:
me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or print one with all of them already embedded... Every print can be printed on a single extruder, no print requires any supports, and the tallest print is 155mm high on the Z axis... So as long as your printer can print 155 in the Z, you can make this no problem...
The only thing you will need to buy is this LED light and remote for $10....
I used Bendlay filament for the cylinders mostly because it lets a lot of light pass through is (91%) and it is also a lot stronger than PLA... It is pretty expensive, but totally worth it for this project... If you desire, you can also print the cylinders in natural PLA/ABS or any translucent filament you want to use... However, you wont get the same glow you get with Bendlay... Here's a link to Bendlay...
Here's an Instructables I made on the details on how to make the light saber...
Here is an instructional video I made that basically goes over everything that I'll go over in this Instructable...
Materials and methods
Filament, Clear filament, LED Light and Remote
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