Create 3D Printed Military Miniatures with Sonic Mini 8K

Written by Chanda Lalwani


Posted on December 20 2021

Resin 3D printer technology has progressed to the point of no return! We’re now able to print 3D models with astonishing 8K resolution. Want to know more about how it all began? Then click here to learn more about the history of 3D printing.

As resin 3D printing continues to become more affordable and accessible to everyone, you can create all sorts of resin printed collectibles as a hobby. We’ll be taking a look at a variety of military models you can create as part of a cool 3D printing project. You can collect these little 3D printed military miniatures or use it for tabletop gaming.

Even if you’re a beginner, you can easily get started with your very own 3D projects or even create your own 3D printed designs. You can also turn to websites such as, and in which free (or paid) stl files are provided so that you can 3D print the designs easily.

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and let’s begin with this project:


Military Miniature Models You Can Create With Resin 3D Printing

As we know, resin 3D printing has become quite a popular and affordable hobby in which you can create 3D models anywhere you like.

There are no limitations when it comes to using a 3D printer as you can print not only miniatures but also take on any other 3D project your heart desires. Need some inspiration? Please click here.

Today, as 3D printing continues to grow, we have high quality and high-resolution 3D printers such as the Phrozen Sonic Mini 8K that are readily available out there. The Sonic Mini 8K is capable of carving out details with extreme precision. It works best with our newest Phrozen Aqua-Gray 8K Resin.

Let's get started with creating our very own 3D printed military miniatures. Today, let’s take a look at 4 3D models you can create with resin 3D printing. For this project, we turned to to grab these amazing free 3D print military models.


3D Printed RC MB Jeep

If you’re a fan of jeeps then you will definitely love this piece of art. Just look at the color and its realistic texture of the Willys MB 1941 3D model. It is a miniature version of Willy’s MB Jeep which dates back to 1941-1945 when it was used as a military vehicle in the US army.

As you can see, the Aqua-Gray 8K resin and Sonic Mini 8K work together to create sharp details which make it look exquisite and lifelike. Resin 3D printing has made it possible to create such detailed 3D models with convenience and ease.

You can also go ahead and create this 3D printed military RC Jeep and gift it to your friends or family. Printing out the different pieces of the 3D model and then assembling it together may take some time, but the results are worth it.


3D Printed Military Transport Vehicle Model

This little piece of military transport vehicle model is a symbolic piece of art. If you’re enthusiastic about 3D printed military models then you should definitely try printing this out! Just look at this accurate and highly-detailed model of the Bravia Chaimite APC which is of Portuguese origin. You should definitely add this to your 3D printing project list.

This is clearly a very sharp 3D printed design which adds to its aesthetic appeal. Look at the perfect details on the body of this APC and the treads of the tyres. This level of precision is only possible with high-resolution 3D printers such as the Phrozen Sonic Mini 8K. Coming to printing this 3D printed military miniature, it’s a pretty easy print.

So you should definitely consider this free 3D print file. You can add it to your shelf at your house and start building your very own military miniatures collection.

3D Printed T-38 Talon Model

This is one of the most fascinating 3D printed military designs out there. With the help of resin 3D printing, it’s possible to print out such complex 3D printed models in no time.

This Talon T-38 military model is a two-seat twinjet supersonic jet trainer and was the world’s first jet trainer, making it a historic symbol to have around. Moreover, it’s an easy print, making it especially suitable for beginners.

This model consists of 13 easy to print 3D parts that need to be assembled together to create this 3D printed model. This 3D print file is free to download, so you easily slice it and then start printing with your Sonic Mini 8K.

For the best results, we recommend using the Phrozen Aqua-Gray 8K Resin to create sturdy and detailed 3D models that last a long time.


3D Printed M1 Abrams Tank Model

3D Printed M1 Abrams Tank Model using Aqua-Gray 8K Resin

One of the coolest military models out there, this tank model is perfectly crafted with all the unique details on its body. It is a third-generation American battle tank and is named after General Creighton Abrams.

Keeping that aside, this 3D printed model is quite different from the others we have discussed so far. This model consists of 5 body parts which have then been assembled together to create this American tank. It is an amazing piece of 3D printed designs to have. You can even use it for tabletop war games. Don’t worry as the Sonic Mini 8K is capable of printing out an exact replica of this 3D model with no difficulties whatsoever.

Overall, you will love the design and details on this tank as it looks super crisp in real-time after the print job is done.



3D printing opens up a window of opportunities to create 3D printed designs for both professional purposes and to pursue as a hobby. Even if you’re a beginner, fear not! There are a ton of resources online (such as free 3D print files), that enable you to start on your 3D printing journey right away!

Resin 3D printers such as Sonic Mini 8K allow us to create complex 3D models with precise details. Want to learn more about other resin 3D printing technologies? Then click here. You can now easily showcase your skills and creativity with resin 3D printing.

Not sure which Phrozen 3D printer you should get? Then click here to view our beginner’s guide now!



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