This is a how to 3D print your personal minecraft avatar
It is made with the tools provided by the 3D printing service sculpteo
All you need is the texture of your skin (or you can find one on the skindex
Step 1: Resize the Texture
To be sure you'll see the pixels of the final object, you should open the texture in a image editor (The Gimp, for example) and resize the texture of your skin without any interpolation to get an image with dimensions 512x256.
Step 2: Customize the 3D Model
To apply your texture on the 3D model of the minecraft avatar, you can use the tools provided by the service sculpteo
For this, go to this webpage
where you'll find the original 3D model and tools to customize it.
Step 3: Active the Operation "replace Texture"
Among the available operations, choose the "Add an image anywhere on the model " operation.
Step 4: Change the Texture
Now, you can change the texture used by default by uploading your own texture. Then, you precise you want to " replace an existing texture ". The unique texture is then proposed to be replaced and you click on it.
Step 5: Order Your 3D Avatar
Then, you can order your 3D model by specifying the size of the final object.