Hi, my name is Woody64 and due to a historical interest I have started to create hats and helmets compatible with LEGO® Minifigs as a hobby. During the last years I have created a large collection of Minifig accessories from the ancient past to the near future.
All these designs are shared via this shop and can be ordered from the 3d printing provider Shapeways where this platform is lying on.
If you want to purchase one of these items I would recommend pWSF
(which includes the option to choose of some predefined colors) for the smaller price range and frosted ultra detailed
for the larger range.
For black you can choose SW newest option "Premim black".
(Recently also black hidef acrylate is a choice for single items, providing an excellent surface. But due to the way of production there's current no possibility to generate 5 x packs. )
To achieve more attractive prices many items are available as packs (i.e. 5x = 5 items). Please take a look in the packs
section to see if a pack is available. If it's missing try to contact me to see if I can provide such a package.
Please consider with 3d printing you can create singletons but you can't achieve prices as reachable with injection modling.
But on the other hand you will have a very specific piece in hand which only exists some dozens times around the world.
Please also consider that you buy the item from Shapeways, who is responsible for order handling, 3d printing and shipping.
(since 3d printing is still an envolving technology Shapeways may reject some designs based on newer design rules. In most of the cases I'm able to fix that within some days).
Please keep in mind that you get 3d printed items which are the base for further activities. Postprocessing like coloring with Acrylic colors and sanding may achieve excellent results. If you are using the items as produced you may choose pWSF in any color. Still you will see some grainy surface. On photos this impression is more visible then in reality. If you take a look on the items from a normal distance it's even hard to recognize. But still it's not injection molded plastic.
Recently published Book
: The Austrian Army during Napoleon
in Lego Minifigs - containing a lot of items here available at this shop.
: Article in 3dprinting.com
New Item Requests
: I'm also open to suggestions for new item types. There are a lot of such items now available in the existing collection which were based on user requests.
Contact and Requests
: my facebook page
: You will find new designs in the view sort "Newest
Recently there were some articles about my work on the Ugly Duckling
block and Customminifigs
J.Burks wrote a book about Minifig Customization available at Amazon
which also mentions this shop for custom parts.
CNN publishes recently an article about 3d printing mentioning this shop: check out this story at CNN's small business section
3d printing Industry
raised an article about my shop, LEGO® and 3d printing
An article in Computer Bild about the possibilities to sell via internet
Visit Michael Evans new Minifigs: Soldiers of the 1812 russian invasion
Stop Motion film: Battle of Molwitz
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