'Star Wars Rebels' Featurette Brings Astromech Droid Chopper to Life -- The R2D2 Builders Club at LucasFilm spent 87 days building a full-scale model of Chopper for animators to reference while working on 'Star Wars: Rebels'. Take a look at the droid in action. -- http://www.movieweb.com/news/star-wars-rebels-featurette-brings-astromech-droid-chopper-to-life
LEGO Star Wars Building Ideas with Basic Bricks. Build LEGO characters with basic bricks including R2D2, Yoda, and a Death Star. LEGO building ideas for STEM that are perfect for younger builders and builders of different skill levels. Use simple basic bricks to learn about building with LEGO.
Pacific NW R2 Builders Club astromech droids all lined up. L3-G0, the full size Lego R2-D2 is on the right. All of these are functioning Star Wars Astromechs! Blog at http://L3-G0.blogspot.com, video at http://youtube.com/myL3G0
10 Insanely Cool Things We Saw at Maker Faire (Plus 5 Videos)
Maker fair - R2D2 Builders Club sink their fab-tech skills into. Formed in 2007 after seeing a preview of the then-upcoming film Wall-E, biometric programmer Mike Senna and citrus farmer Michael McMaster spent two years collecting as much data about the expressive, tracked robot as possible, and another two years constructing their replicas.