X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

We’ve seen how you can make a robot replica and a 3D printed figure of Star Wars‘ new droid BB-8. Here’s Caleb Kraft’s low budget version: a BB-8 hand puppet.

bb-8_puppet_by_caleb_kraft_1zoom in

Caleb made the puppet using a 12″ globe, a 6″ styrofoam sphere, four neodymium magnets and some spray paint. Caleb also used an old camera lens as BB-8’s eye, but that’s completely optional. Put simply, Caleb attached a pair of magnets on the puppet’s styrofoam head, then another pair on a wooden handle. He then moves the handle inside the globe to make head move.

Head to Make: to see the full instructions.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Mezco One:12 Collective X-Men Deadpool Action Figure

Mezco One:12 Collective X-Men Deadpool Action Figure

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Stephen King’s Stranger Love Songs

Stephen King’s Stranger Love Songs

Days Gone (Gameplay)

Days Gone (Gameplay)

Kia Stonic Crossover Lands in Europe

Kia Stonic Crossover Lands in Europe

2018 Toyota Camry First Drive Review: Say Bye, Bye Bland

2018 Toyota Camry First Drive Review: Say Bye, Bye Bland