Awesome Replica Star Wars Prop Made By Idaho Mom

by Tracy Wong August 18, 2015

By Eddie Krassenstein Via 3D Print

3D printing and prop making are beginning to converge, as movie producers and prop masters realize the potential that this technology provides in creating custom one-off pieces. When it comes to mass production, 3D printing is still lagging behind other more traditional forms of manufacturing, but when it comes to needing just one or a few of an object, 3D printing’s speed and affordability is the way to go. It’s not just prop masters of films who utilize the technology to create props though. With more and more people gaining access to 3D printers, we are beginning to see many individuals try to replicate different objects that they see on TV or in the movies.

One of these people happens to be a woman in Idaho, named Renee Ammon. Ammon, in her mid-30s, is a mother of an 18-month-old little boy, and she happens to have an affinity for cosplay. While she is a professional seamstress, she found that working with needles and the rest of the mess that comes with sewing just wasn’t feasible with a toddler walking around, getting into everything.

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