Via Gizmodo this week, the tale of a intrepid band of rebels- um, rocket hobbiests who created a working X-Wing:
"After drawing the plans using CAD software, Andy’s team and his friends at Polecat Aerospace (with the help of RMS Laser and Aerotech Consumer Aerospace)
used laser cutting to make the pieces out of Baltic Birch wood. They also used solid aluminum for some parts, like the rods which are the pivot point for the wings."
And here is the video on Youtube of the rocket launching, flying and like many rebel pilots that day over the Deathstar, blowing up and disintigrating.