Flickr beadmaster Doctor Octoroc has created these incredible 3D models of Star Wars spaceships (and some cool cars and gadgets) using thousands of tiny beads glued together. The X-Wing fighter above is made from 22,000 beads mounted on a wooden dowel and some foam core for support. The whole thing is about 2 foot square by 1 foot tall and weighs about 8 pounds! That’s a lot of beads. Here’s an AT-ST:
Here’s a Speeder from Return of the Jedi made of over 7000 beads.
photo credits and most excellent crafting by doctor octoroc on flickr (more there too)
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