If You Have 1000 Hours of Free Time and a 3D Printer, You Can Build Your Own Stargate

Does your backyard look a little empty these days? Have you been staring vacantly at the sun, trying to think of a fun family/friend project for everyone to get excited over? Do you have access to a 3D printer?

Then clearly, your next project should be building a Stargate.

The awesome employees of Belgium’s Musée royal de Mariemont partnered with Vigo Universal’s 3D-printing studio in order to build a full-sized replica of the famed Stargate for an exhibition titled “From Stargate to Comics: The Egyptian Gods in the geek culture.” According to Hermanns Christophe, the CEO of Vigo, the greatest difficulty was that there were no plans available to work from–the entire gate had to be designed from scratch, using photos and film for reference.

To see the gate-building process, check out this sweet video, detailing all the hard work and love that went into its creation:

News via Digital Trends


Back to the top of the page


This post is closed for comments.

Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices.