These Guys 3D Printed Their Own ‘Force Awakens’ Lightsaber (And You Can Too)

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Have you seen the new Star Wars trailer? Do you, like Darrell, see all sorts of design flaws in that oh-so-medieval lightsaber they revealed?

If you want one of your own to test your theories, you could wait until Disney starts slingin’ them on the shelves for $50 a pop. Or you could bust out the 3D printer and get to swingin’ today.

French 3d printing shop leFabShop wanted to give the new Claymore-style saber a spin, so they designed and printed their own, piece-by-piece. It even telescopes!

Better yet, they’ve shared the printable files on Thingiverse, so you can print one of your own. A word of caution, though: you’ll want to be pretty familiar with your printer before diving into this one. With a good 20+ interlocking/swappable pieces to print, your printer will be churning away for a while.

Is it perfect? Eh, maybe not. The…

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