Prototyping five foot stan lee bobblehead

STAN LEE BOBBLEHEAD

ROYAL BOBBLE

A 5 foot bobblehead of the comic book writer Stan Lee

CAD Modeling, FDM Printing, Detailed Finishing and Painting

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

  • 3D printable
  • Able to be disassembled for transportation
  • Custom, adjustable spring

STAN LEE BOBBLEHEAD

ROYAL BOBBLE

A 5 foot bobblehead of the comic book writer Stan Lee

CAD Modeling, FDM Printing, Detailed Finishing and Painting

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

3D printable

Able to be disassembled for transportation

Custom, adjustable spring

Stan Lee 3D printed bobblehead in progress

Our prototyping technicians worked to divide the model of Stan Lee into 3D printable pieces, and printed them using our FDM printers. The sections were then pieced together and were finished by hand.

Stan Lee 3D printed base in progress
Stan Lee 3D printed base and head in progress

Our prototyping technicians worked to divide the model of Stan Lee into 3D printable pieces, and printed them using our FDM printers. The sections were then pieced together and were finished by hand.

Our team developed a custom spring to allow for adjustability in the head bobble as well as for re-positioning of the head based on it's center of gravity.

Custom designed spring for Stan Lee Bobblehead
Custom designed spring for Stan Lee Bobblehead

Our team developed a custom spring to allow for adjustability in the head bobble as well as for re-positioning of the head based on it's center of gravity.

Bobblehead GIF showing how the head bobbles

The model was assembled, but was also designed to be easy to disassemble. This allowed for the bobblehead to more easily be transported without getting damaged.

Bobblehead GIF showing how the head bobbles

The model was assembled, but was also designed to be easy to disassemble. This allowed for the bobblehead to more easily be transported without getting damaged.

The fully assembled model was painted and  displayed at the Toy Fair in New York City.

Five foot Stan Lee bobblehead
Five foot Stan Lee bobblehead

The fully assembled model was painted and  displayed at the Toy Fair in New York City.