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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

Currently exporting from blender is the easiest way to do this, its possibilities are endless and not limited to make anything.

Hm... do you think it is possible to do this with the program blender?

moldypizza (author)  blackholeseeker17 days ago

Definitely! Awhile back I was actually trying to make one in blender but I haven't gotten around to finishing it yet -_-

Thanks! I have the program and Ill try to see if I can do it

OMG!What is your program?

moldypizza (author)  coolcoco20131 year ago

123d

woah i thougt tinkercad was better

DaVidMaker3 months ago

cool

BeccaParty9 months ago
Hm... You should be direct, but this is cooler than others I've seen!

Is that mac idk?

EmeraldOre1 year ago

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

Nbgreen1 year 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.

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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