Watch This: Time Lapse Video of an Incredibly Detailed 3D-Printed Yoda

Printing this bust at .1mm layer height gives Yoda a significant increase in detail, as compared to the .2mm layer heigh model shown in a side-by-side comparison in the time-lapse video above.

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Yoda was printed in green Protoparadigm plastic using a Makerbot Replicator 3D printer, at a feedrate of 30mm/s and a travel feedrate of 50mm/s. [Makezine]

DISCUSSION

The fact that machine needed no support for the ears was pretty sweet. All of the 3D printers I've used would definitely not be able to do anything near this.