Showing off my Solidworks Obi-Wan ANH Lightsaber

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by Dewy, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. Dewy

    Dewy Well-Known Member

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    As a mechanical engineer I have been using Solidworks software for years both in college and at my various jobs. However, I recently became officially certified in Solidworks and decided to pick up my own copy of Solidworks 2015 Premium... which means I get to model whatever I want! Naturally the first parts I grabbed were my Obi-Wan ANH parts! Unfortunately all my Graflex clamps are in storage so I omitted those. All parts are Russrep except the beautiful Romans Empire handwheel. Just to address any recasting concerns, I have NO plans to manufacture any of these parts, this was just a technical exercise. Also note that I didn't bother to model any of the various threads on the parts.

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  2. Sym-Cha

    Sym-Cha Master Member

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    It looks great ... are you going to do a smashing render too ... or is this merely finger practise and a try-out for printing in 3D?

    Chaim
     
  3. Dewy

    Dewy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Sym! No plans to do any 3D printing. It didn't occur to me to do a rendering, I'll have to play around. I was going to create some manufacturing drawings of some of the parts to display with my actual saber (if I ever assemble it).
     
  4. Anakin Starkiller

    Anakin Starkiller Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Your skills are complete. Indeed you are powerful as the Emperor has forseen
     
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  5. Peerino

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    This ins aweeeesome. You wouldn't sell it, I guess...?
     

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