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From Flickr:

I made this using the lost wax casting process with an organic burnout. The material is silicon bronze.

The original sleeve for the Pez broke, so I cannibalized parts from another dispenser: Simba from the Lion King.

The hole in the body resulted from an incomplete casting of the thin part; probably could have had better sprue placement. I like the results, though. The replacement sleeve was modified for the “battle scar” effect, revealing the Pez.

Finishing was minimal, with a pretty standard bronze patina.

Boba Fett Pez dispenser [via]

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • Naiden Read

    That thing looks great, I agree about the flawed casting adding interest, however; I’m concerned by your choice of bronze, silicoid bronze has a 5% lead content!

    Are you from china? j/k