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From 3D printed figurines to the controversial cross-guarded lightsaber of The Force Awakens, Star Wars and 3D printing innovation go together like Han Solo and Chewy. Props and figures of the Star Wars movies have flooded 3D printing marketplaces, and now, 3D Hubs is hosting the Star Wars 3D Design and Print Competition, a challenge to see who can create the “best 3D printable Star Wars props” in the galaxy. This is not only a challenge to see who the largest Star Wars fan is, 3D Hubs is on the appear for an new and fresh create of a never-before-seen 3D printable Star Wars gadget.


To participate, competitors can either attach the .stl file to a comment on their Talk post, or, the create can be uploaded to Youmagine and share the link in a comment. 3D Hubs in addition asks to upload a picture of a finished 3D print in order to showcase the outcome of the submitted create, as well as a brief description of the prop. The Imperial Court of judges can be made-up of employees of 3D Hubs and Ultimaker, and can select their favourite prop create on March 21.


Teaming up with Ultimaker and ColorFabb, the 3D Hubs competition can showcase a few significant prizes. First place can obtain the new Ultimaker 2+, the new 3D printing device not long ago presented at CES 2016, that sells at $2499. Second prize comes with six spools of ColorFabb nGen or a €100 3D Hubs voucher, while third can select between two spools of nGen or a €50 3D Hubs voucher. 3D Hubs is asking Star Wars fans to add to the expansive galaxy portrayed in the classic movie with their 3D create skills. The final submission date is March 21, so if you ponder you have the force in you, get started on createing your Star Wars prop now! As Yoda may say, “Do or do not, there is no try.

Tyler Koslow

About The Author

Tyler Koslow is a Brooklyn-based writer for 3D Printing Industry, and has in addition generated content for publications and companies such as Dell, Brooklyn Magazine, and Equity Arcade. His content is focused on a wide range of topics which include tech, gaming, and music . Tyler is in addition a habitual instrument player, a writer of fiction, and generally all around fun haver. Tyler obtaind a Bachelor’s degree studying English-Creative Writing at the University of Central Florida in 2008.