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 In this tutorial I show how I designed a minecraft mini-figure.
Edit: this model needs a lot of tweaking before it can actually be printed. I recommend using this i'ble as a guide for your own model rather than trying to print this model.
 
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Step 1: First Lets DO dimensions

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So just follow along in the pics not much to explain in this step. (To copy press CTRL + C  To paste press CTRL + V)
 Use the snap tool to snap the pieces into place. to make identical arms and legs you can either copy and paste after you make one or just make four solids with the same dimensions.
The body has:
Length 2.5
height 8
width 5
arms and legs:
length and width 2.5
height 8
head:
height, length and width are 5

Step 2: Joint for arms

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First create a new solid with the dimension in pic2. the copy and paste(copy=CTRL+c paste=CTRL+v) and rotate 90 degrees. Then add a sphere. Next copy and paste the final wall(you should end up with something like pic 7). You want to make the sphere just a little bit bigger then the brackets that hold it. Okay, now switch to top view and sketch a circle on the center of the sphere, and negative extrude. Then move the same sketch back so it is now inside where you just negative extruded. Now you just want to extrude the circle sketch into a cylinder. Now you should have something that looks like pic 15. Now copy and paste the ball with cylinder and move it out 57mm(pic 12). There should still be a ball and cylinder in the bracket. Now find combine in your toolbar and click on it, then click on the sphere part then the bracket part and make sure the combined is set to subtract then click on an empty space to confirm the combine. It should now look like pic 7. Next just move the other sphere part back in the bracket-57mm. Next just extrude a cylinder on the back of the bracket. Then fillet the edges so It looks like pic one and 21
V3n0m13314 months ago
this is truly awesome!!! I'm getting a Robo 3D soon I hope this will be my first print :D what kind of printer do you have?
Nbgreen9 months ago

this is not a minecraft person it is a Lego person. The top of his/her legs and shoulders are rounded and there are holes in its feet. This is a Lego person not a minecraft person. a minecraft person is all square like no rounded spots.

V3n0m1331 Nbgreen4 months ago
so how do you expect him to actually move if there's no space to move for him he does need joints in reality you know?? that's why he had to round out a few parts or Steve would have no movement.
BeccaParty5 months ago
Hm... You should be direct, but this is cooler than others I've seen!
coolcoco20138 months ago

Is that mac idk?

coolcoco20138 months ago

OMG!What is your program?

moldypizza (author)  coolcoco20138 months ago

123d

EmeraldOre9 months ago

Wow!!! This is a really cool idea. I want a 3D printer now. How did it look when it came out?

This is interesting

BOOM OWWWW1 year ago
Thx for folowing
Numbuh11 year ago
Also, dang. how did this get so many views??
moldypizza (author)  Numbuh11 year ago
Featured : D
Numbuh11 year ago
Cute :D But may I ask that if you print this out, did you accounted for tolerance(ex: a .5 cm shaft won't fit in a .5 cm hole)?
moldypizza (author)  Numbuh11 year ago
I haven't printed it im working in version 2 that looks much better, and for this one I did account for tolerance :)
fcofy1 year ago
It would be better if the arms end up in square
moldypizza (author)  fcofy1 year ago
Thats coming in version 2
;)
acarter161 year ago
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