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This article was published on January 6, 2016

You can now stick your 3D-printed head on a Lego minifigure

You can now stick your 3D-printed head on a Lego minifigure
Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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Want to make your Lego collection a little more personal? A seller on Etsy is now accepting orders for tiny 3D-printed heads based on your likeness that you can stick on your minifigures.

You’ll need to snap a selfie and a side profile of your face and send it to Funky 3D Faces. Within two weeks, the seller will turn them into a 3D model and print it into a 15mm head that’s compatible with all Lego minifigures. If you fancy a new look, you can also ask for a different hair style or color.

All you need for your 3D printed Lego minifigure head is two photos of yourself
Credit: Funky 3D Faces / Etsy
All you need for your 3D printed Lego minifigure head is two photos of yourself

From the sample images, it looks like the heads do bear some resemblance to their owners. But they do seem to suffer a bit from the washed-out look and lack of detail seen in most 3D-printed products today.

Still, they’d likely make for a nifty gift for the Lego fan in your life, or a fun addition to your own collection. Each head costs $30 and ships worldwide.

Custom make your OWN head for Lego Minifigure [Etsy via Nerdist]