If you’ve ever wanted to build your very own R2-D2, this is a cool idea. Now you can learn how to build an R2 unit that doubles as a steampunk gentleman tea server. It turns out, it is surprisingly easy. And when he’s complete he looks surprisingly cool.
Check out this episode of the AWE me Artist Series, in which Marissa Deal demonstrates how to make a R2-D2 steampunk teapot that is cute as a button. One that actually makes a good hot cup of tea and will look great sitting on your kitchen counter.
We all need a droid butler that makes us tea and this one is absolutely perfect. Now all that’s missing is a steampunk C-3PO to give him a hard time.
[via Laughing Squid]