R2-D2 Anything

You don’t have to be a Tatooine Jawa to find this droid – simply make your own at home!

Grab your droid tools and a fellow Jedi, because you’re going to make your very own R2-D2 in your own home. Snip and stick to see an ordinary piece of furniture transform into an R2-series astromech droid! (Brooks Propulsion rocket booster not included!)

What You'll Need
  • R2-D2 sized piece of furniture
  • Printer
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint (silver and dark blue)
  • Masking tape
How To Make It
Step 1 / 5
  • step_01

    Print the template and cut out the R2-D2 bits and pieces.

    Choose an item of furniture and paint the top quarter with silver paint and allow to dry

  • step_02

    Paint strips of masking tape with your blue paint and allow to dry

  • step_03

    Apply the blue masking tape leaving a collar of silver visible below the tape

  • step_04

    Glue and add your droid pieces as space allows

  • step_05

    You now have your own R2-D2 unit!

You could use glossy photo paper for your print paper for shiny R2-D2 pieces.

Paint a black R2-D2 outline onto a white wall if you don't have suitable furniture or maybe use a spare cardboard box
Print Instructions