How to design your own lightsaber

English

Here’s how you can design a very simple lightsaber on 123D Design, which can later be 3D printed:

First, open 123D Design and navigate to a top-down view.

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We want to create a profile of the saber. Under Sketch, find the Polyline tool.

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Now, slowly draw this 2D sketch. Make sure the inside ends up blue colored to signal that the drawing has no gaps.

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Under Construct, find the Revolve tool.

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Click inside the drawing to identify the Profile. It will turn a darker shade of blue and the outline will glow.

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Now click the word Axis in the box, followed by the long, straight line on the right side of the sketch. This tells the software to revolve around this line.

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Because we want it to revolve all the way around, type 360 and hit Enter.

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Here’s what it looks like right after you hit Enter.

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You can also hide your sketches and the grid.

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All done!

 

This is just the simplified version; with more time, we can make even cooler ones!