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Tag: Bb-8

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter
We’ve seen a BB-8 made by a young maker on a budget. Now let’s check out a more sophisticated replica. This one was made by Ed Zarick, who we love for his awesome console laptop mods.

Build a Life-size, Functional BB-8 for Just $120

Build a Life-size, Functional BB-8 for Just $120
What if I told you that you could have a fully functional BB-8 droid for just $120(USD)? 17-year-old Angelo Casimiro wanted a BB-8 droid, but the diminutive $140 Sphero version just wasn’t enough. So he invested his time and hard-earned cash to make his own.

Life-size LEGO BB-8 is Worth a Ton of Portions

Life-size LEGO BB-8 is Worth a Ton of Portions
Well now I’m sad that I used the lighter pun on the tiny LEGO BB-8. LEGO certified builders Bright Bricks built this awesome life-size model of BB-8 for the UK premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Fan-made LEGO BB-8: I Give It Four out of Five Lighters up

Fan-made LEGO BB-8: I Give It Four out of Five Lighters up
It took a really long time before R2-D2 got an accurate LEGO model. I wouldn’t be surprised if BB-8 gets fast tracked, but until then you might want to inspect this model made by Redditor hendrikdejager.

Let Them Eat BB-8

Let Them Eat BB-8
I’m kind of mad that The Force Awakens downplayed my favorite droids and gave BB-8 the majority of screen time. Not that BB-8 isn’t cool, but the little soccer ball is no R2-D2, if you ask me.

How BB-8 Really Works

How BB-8 Really Works
I really liked the new Star Wars flick. I’m not going to give it away, but you need to go see it soon because it won’t be long before I start working little tidbits into my stories.

DIY BB-8 Shoes: Roller Heels

DIY BB-8 Shoes: Roller Heels
We’ve seen a couple of outrageous heels with Star Wars-themed details. These BB-8 heels by Instructables employee Mike Warren aka mikeasaurus are stylish but not over the top. In fact, they’re under a pair of tops, because you can spin the droid-shaped heels.

The Force Awakens BB-8 Cake (BB-Ate)

The Force Awakens BB-8 Cake (BB-Ate)
After so many years, who would have thought that they could create a droid that would capture our hearts like R2-D2 did so many year ago? Well, they have. BB-8 is everyone’s favorite droid right now, and we should celebrate with some cake.

Gold & Diamond BB-8 (Bling Bling-8)

Gold & Diamond BB-8 (Bling Bling-8)
Take our new favorite droid, add some gold and diamonds and you get this extravagant and tacky BB-8 figure. Hey, why not? This droid is making way more money that that for Disney. This shiny blinged-out droid was born out of a union between Disney and Kay Jewelers.

BB-8 Desktop Lamp Awakens with a Touch

BB-8 Desktop Lamp Awakens with a Touch
Growing up, my uncle was always buying fancy stuff that hardly anyone had in the early ’80s. He had a gigantic video camera that required you to wear a VCR on your hip. He had the first microwave oven I ever saw.

Star Wars BB-8 Replica: Garden Droid

Star Wars BB-8 Replica: Garden Droid
This more or less life size BB-8 replica stands about 25 inches-tall, and as you can see by the image, it is the perfect garden accessory. Star Wars beats one of those pesky lawn gnomes any day, and this is the world’s favorite droid right now.

Star Wars BB-8 Serving Platter: Roll out the Cocktail Weenies

Star Wars BB-8 Serving Platter: Roll out the Cocktail Weenies
With the new films coming over the next few years, Star Wars fever is at a higher pitch than it has been in a long time. That means all sorts of new products for fans of the franchise to check out.

DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8

DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8
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. Caleb made the puppet using a 12″ globe, a 6″ styrofoam sphere, four neodymium magnets and some spray paint.

BB-8 Droid Fingernail is Cute-tical

BB-8 Droid Fingernail is Cute-tical
The new Star Wars movie isn’t even out yet, but one droid has rolled into our hearts, despite a stupid name that likely stands for Bouncy Ball Eight. Still, you have to love this little guy.

Guy Plays the Star Wars Theme with Flaming Bagpipes, Balances on BB-8 Droid

Guy Plays the Star Wars Theme with Flaming Bagpipes, Balances on BB-8 Droid
There are many ways to celebrate your favorite outer space saga. Some people collect action figures and statues, others play the theme song on flaming bagpipes while balancing on a BB-8 droid. He also is wearing a BB-8 hat.

Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid

Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid
Christian Poulsen liked the BB-8 droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens so much that he decided to make his own. He actually made the droid you see here in less than a day, which is why the surfacing and paint is not perfect.