Tagged: R2D2

Greenfield man builds functional R2D2 replica at home

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

R2D2 is by far the most loved character of Star Wars franchise, and it will continue to do so. People never seize to come up with their R2D2 replicas or maybe other things themed around the fictional robotic character. Steve Schmidt from Greenfield has been a die heart Star Wars fan since he was 6 years old, and after seeing the official R2D2 at a convention, he knew what he had to do. Steve set out on building one of his own R2D2 with help from his wife who is also a Star Wars fanatic.
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Solve Star Wars jigsaw puzzle to make your own Millennium Falcon, R2D2 replica

Star Wars Millennium FalconPuzzle

The love for Star Wars will never die and nor will the endless list of cool Star Wars merchandize. And nothing can be more exciting than building your own metallic Millennium Falcon and R2-D2 from scratch. Star Wars Metallic Nano Puzzle is made from ultra-fine laser cutting which can be assembled step by step into a life like palm-sized metal model by removing the parts from metal sheet and then bending and folding them like paper craft art by following the instructions. All you need is a pair of scissors, tweezers and needle-nose pliers to cut the various steel parts from the puzzle and bend them according to the instructions. Once complete the Millennium Falcon measures 72mm and looks very cool.
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R2-Pi is a 2000 Lego brick remake of R2D2 droid

R2-pi Lego

Perhaps one of the coolest Astromech builds seen thus far, this R2-Pi created especially for the LegoLand Star Wars Days by Lego hobbyist Matt Armstrong caught our eye. Made in under 4 days by following directions from kit 10225 and tinkering through his Lego collection, Matt created this amazing Lego build in attractive black and gold from around 2000 Legos. You can also make one for yourself by having the visual clues from the pictures that you see.

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Star Wars Rebels vs. Empire chess set prepares you for epic battle on the board

After fighting the grueling intergalactic battles now it’s time for the Star Wars battles to be fought on a chess set. This beautifully crafted Star Wars Rebels vs. Empire chess set draped in the Star Wars theme prepares you for an epic battle between bitty Rebel Alliance and the forces of Galactic Empire. The chess pieces are all shiny with gold and silver finishes that can be stored in the ample padded drawers’ right beneath the board. Playing surface however has the unforgettable image of the Death Star as opposed to the traditional chequered one.
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DIY Guitar2-D2 is geeky enough to produce some sweet melodies

Do you want to know what geek rock is? Then have a look at this upbeat custom guitar made by geekologie reader Doug. Made from used lbanez parts taken off the Craigslist the guitar is downright cool on looks and functionality elements too. Doug calls his creation as the Guitar2-D2 (inspired from R2D2 if you have a close look) as it has a very unique shape and color combination that portrays everything geeky.
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