Make magazine is a bimonthly publication that focuses on do-it-yourself (DIY) projects involving electronics and technology. On shelves now is volume 46 (August/September 2015) featuring a two-page article on how to create your own mini BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as two-page article on others who have created their own BB-8 models. Make sure to grab your copy today!
Move over R2D2! BB-8, the adorable new Star Wars droid, stole the show when it rolled on stage at this year’s Star Wars Celebration. In Make: Vol. 46 we show you how three Makers approached building their very own working BB-8 bots, and how you can build one, too!
Then, look at ways to trick out your favorite vehicle in this issue’s special section. From detailing electric car and bicycle builds to customizing your connected car dashboard to clever bicycle hacks for riders on the go, there’s nothing as DIY as hot-rodding your wheels.
Plus, get these full how-tos: Build a million-color flashlight using NeoPixel LEDs, 3D-print a sweet R/C race car, craft a surprisingly realistic rose out of duct tape, and much more.