AM Energy

Designer Offers Chris Christie 3D Printed “BridgeGate” Figurine on Shapeways

Electronics
AMR Military

Share this Article

One of the great things about 3D printing is its ability to practically transfer whatever creation the mind can come up with into a real physical object. Time and time again, we have been blown away by the ability to literally christie-1watch the creativity slowly grow out of the extruder of a 3D printer.

Shapeways is a repository, and market for all the crazy 3D prints that hundreds of designers think up. Some are boring, or obvious, while others are must-haves. This item however, may fall in either of these two categories, based on the individual. The 3D printed Chris Christe “BridgeGate” figurine.

If you have not heard of “BridgeGate,” yet, you must have been living under a rock for the last month and a half. The Republican’s top presidential candidate for the 2016 election, Chris Christie, is caught up in quite the controversy. Back in August of last year, Christie’s deputy chief of staff, Bridget Anne Kelly ordered the director of interstate capital projects, David Wildstein, to close off access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. The ensuing five day traffic jam made headlines, and now has also, all but destroyed Christie’s presidential hopes.

christie-2

The figurine was designed by a man named Fernando Sosa, who has designed several other 3D models of infamous characters like Walter White from Breaking Bad. This interesting piece is offered at Shapeways.com for $37.87, and is printed with a Sandstone material. Fernando also will be adding to his new line of political 3D printed figurines over the coming weeks and months ahead, according to his commentary on the project’s page,

“I like to believe that this is the 1st fully colored 3D printed politically oriented figurine in the United States or the world. This also happens to be the 1st of my new line of political inspired desk toys or figurines. This line will be perfect for those Political Geeks and who want some extra flare for their desk to establish the political dominion at their office. “

We look forward to see what else he will come up with.

Discuss this figurine at 3dPrintboard.com

Share this Article


Recent News

Feasting with the Team Behind the Cocoa Press Chocolate 3D Printer

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Living Seawalls, Phrozen FDM and Syensqo



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

Sponsored

3DXTECH Launches “Pellet to Part” Program for 3D Printing Materials

Always looking to shake up the material extrusion segment of 3D printing, Michigan-based 3DXTECH has introduced a novel initiative named the “Pellet to Part” program. To further drive collaboration with...

Sponsored

The AM Future is Big, and Robotic—Here’s Why

The past two years have seen a growing presence of robotics and large format solutions taking center stage in the AM industry. This “trend” seems to be set to stay...

Sponsored

ADAXIS: Navigating Robotic Additive Manufacturing with a US Market Focus

ADAXIS, a French-Swedish software company established in 2021, has become a key player in the field of Robotic Additive Manufacturing by offering advanced tool-pathing software solutions. The company is dedicated...

Now on Kickstarter: The “First Stable Desktop Pellet 3D Printer”

Kickstarter has been the graveyard for several high-profile 3D printers. The crowdfunding platform has also introduced numerous subpar 3D printers, alongside some truly outstanding ones. It was on Kickstarter that...