Few things excite the inner Star Wars fan more than the vehicles of that galaxy long ago. Martin Hunt is one of those fans and has spent a considerable amount of time re-creating everything from X-Wings and Tie-Fighters, to AT-AT’s and the Millennium Falcon itself. Hunt has been progressively improving his designs, adding more and more details. His X-wing, which began as a fairly simple design, now sports a cockpit, defined engines and wingtip cannons. It’s so impressive he’s imagined these designs out of one piece of paper, you would think he almost had… the Force…[see_also]
While Hunt has 20 designs completed on his site, he has big plans for the future – with a list of 83 more designs he’d like to create. This includes expanding on his current inventory of one droid, the venerable R2-D2. If you’re interested in folding your own Rebel Alliance or Galactic Empire, Hunt plans to release a book in the near future with diagrams for each of his designs. Until then we’ll have to be satisfied with the first edition of his X-Wing fighter at the bottom of this article, or his prequel based Naboo Starfighter.
Here’s instructions for Martin Hunt’s first version of his X-Wing fighter (a simpler version of the example above). Time to give it a try:
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