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October 16, 2014 AT 2:30 am

Retractable Assassin’s Creed Blade #3DPrinting #3DThursday

Farell Rozan shared a great 3d printed prop project of a retractable blade from Assassin’s Creed. He designed the parts in Google Sketchup, and used a rubber band and a trigger-release in the mechanism to make the blade retract. Printed braces keep the body frame together while leather straps keep the prop mounted to his arm and wrist.

We have seen our fair share of 3D printed props based on those found within video games. 3D printing has taken czxo9prop making, added precision and complexity, and has allowed for much more realistic pieces to be made. One such piece was recently created by a man named Farell Rozan, based off of one of his favorite games, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

Read the full article on 3D Print.com


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