Technology builds communities. Celebrate Bre Pettis from Makerbot's appearance on the Colbert Report. Help build a large Colbert head! Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on July 24, 2011.
About this project
3D Printing has gone mainstream! First an article in the Economist and now the Stephen Colbert Show on Comedy Central (http://www.makerbot.com/blog/2011/06/09/bre-on-the-colbert-report/). Thanks to Bre Pettis for a stellar interview and challenging everyone in the Maker Bot community to create new files based on two scans of Colbert's head. Soon everyone will experience the power of 3D Printing!
Already familiar with 3D Printing and having one of the largest available build volumes in the industry, I want to finance the building of the largest single piece, hollow, wearable Stephen Colbert head. Hopefully, I can present it to him on the show, demonstrating how powerful the 3D Printing community has become!
In order to finance the building of a large head, I will build 700 1/12th scale replicas at the same time (see project image). A small souvenir Colbert head will be shipped to those who make a donation of $25 or more to the project, commemorating this great feat!
This is a new generation where plastic bags will be outlawed. Children will loose the experience of being scolded for putting a plastic bag over their head, risking suffocation. In the near future, our children will be told, "Little Timmy, Get Stephen Colbert's head off your head! You're going to suffocate yourself!!!" How great is technology???
Please stay tuned for project updates including additional rewards and a video!!!
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