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"Sith holocrons were devices used by the Sith that were capable of containing information. Although their function was similar to that of Jedi holocrons, they usually were pyramids or tetrahedrons, whilst the Jedi holocrons were of cuboid shape, and were accessible only to those who were able to control the dark side of the Force. The Jedi Order considered these to be some of the most dangerous artifacts in the galaxy". (Obtained from http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Sith_holocron)

Sith Holocrons seem to be all pyramid shaped with gold accents and ominous red glow, a perfect contrast to the cube shaped Jedir Holocron with a calming blue glow.

In this instructable I will show you how to build your very own Holocron using Fusion 360, 3D Printing and a plain old 2D Printer.

Step 1: Creating the Pyramid

Browsing DeviantArt I came across this template http://ajb3art.deviantart.com/art/Sith-Holocron-T... This image was perfect to use as a reference, so after obtaining further reference images it was time to start modeling.

I imported the template into Illustrator but you could do the same with Inkscape or even withFusion360, and traced the main shape of the holocron. I was planning a roughly 100mm holocron, so the interior "electronics" were just too thin to be successfully printed, so I took a different approach, printing a transparency with the "eletronics" that would then be glued to the pyramid.

After solving that issue, another one popped out, the writing in the holocron, I knew there was a Aurabesh font available, but it seemed different somehow so after a bit of research I found out that the writing was in fact Aurabesh but inverted, in fact what it says is "In Umbris Potestas Est" wich is latin for "In The Shadows, There Is Power". So I grabbed the fonts available at: http://boards.theforce.net/threads/updated-new-aurebesh-font.50009464/ installed them and placed the text at the correct place.

I then started the actual modeling, by importing the svg I exported from Illustrator in to Fusion360. The next step was extruding the outer triangle two times, rotating one of the shapes 90 degrees and then combining both shapes intersecting them, this then left me with the basic pyramid shape.

<p>*Slow Head Turn*</p><p>Have you ever heard the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? </p>
<p>I didn't thought of that, cool, off to buy a external HD and to transform it into to a real holocron :D.</p>
<p>thats amazing. but to make it truly exquisite you need to put a usb pen or similar inside so it can contain information :) lol</p><p>nice job. May the force be with you</p>

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