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Making a Baby Yoda Christmas Ornament | Pendant | Key Chain | Fridge Magnet | 3D Print & Resin

Making a Baby Yoda Christmas Ornament | Pendant | Key Chain | Fridge Magnet | 3D Print & Resin


I adapted this 3D model from Thingiverse thing #4016907 using free Meshmaker software I printed the model at 25 microns using an Anycubic Photon 3D resin printer with clear resin The piece is cleaned and given a coat of acrylic spray prior to moulding I make my mould forms from 3mm PVC foamex 75g of moulding silicone with maximum allowable catalyst Drizzling the silicone from a height will stretch and pop any air bubbles Leave to cure overnight before removing the mould Light pink and green mica powder is applied directly to the mould. You only need a thin layer on the surface. Baby Yoda’s first word… probably came after his second word :/ Never ask baby Yoda to lend you money… He’s always a little short XD Always take the mould outside to blow off the excess powder I once did it inside and everything in my craft room still sparkles :/ The artwork for the eyes is just a brown human eye with an enlarged pupil, inkjet printed onto pearl paper Apply a 12mm glass cabochon with UV resin then cut them out Remove any mica powder from the eye areas with a damp cotton bud This will help the cabochon to grip the mould and not slide out of place For this project I’m using Axson F180 polyurethane resin, which has a 1A:1B mix ratio by weight Only use special polyurethane pigments. I have red, blue and yellow, which I can mix to make other colours So in this case I mix equal parts of blue and yellow to make green Mix really quickly – you only have 1 minute! Pour the resin into the mould, taking care to not dislodge the eyes I wonder if baby Yoda ever played piñata with a lightsaber? After just 20 minutes the piece is ready to be de-moulded The resin is easy to remove from the eyes while still a bit soft Ready to transform! Just drill a small hole for a screw eyelet to attach a key chain To make the pendant, drill a hole through each ear to attach a couple of ball-ended head pins Form a loop in each pin Thread some beads onto a eye pin and form the open end into another loop Attach the beads to the pendant and close the loops To make the fridge magnet, drill a hole in the back slightly larger than a neodymium magnet Secure the magnet with 5-minute epoxy adhesive These two 😀 You had to make me sew again didn’t you 🙁 Attach the hat with hot glue Please don’t hate me for making baby Yoda look like an elf XD Or a pixie? Thanks for watching! [Alexa] You have much to learn my old Padawan [Alexa] This is just the beginning

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