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How to build a BB-8 replica, or at least paint BB-8 on your nails

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How to build a BB-8 replica, or at least paint BB-8 on your nails

A man from Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada has effectively schooled us all as “Star Wars” fans and built his own super-realistic replica of BB-8 from “The Force Awakens.”

The Globe and Mail released the following video that showcases “Star Wars” fan and graphic designer Cory Pacione’s impressive BB-8 replica, which uses four magnets in both the head and the body, along with hidden wheels, to roll around just like the beloved droid:

According to CBC News, Pacione had previously built replicas of R2-D2 and WALL-E, and upon watching the trailer for “The Force Awakens” — laying his eyes on BB-8 — said, “I need to build this.”

Pacione also said he co-operated with the non-profit Fredericton Makerspace to make the BB-8 replica, as he used their 3-D printer to make the droid’s head.

And if you’re not up to building your own movie-accurate replica droid, Disney Style has uploaded the following video to their YouTube channel, which gives a step-by-step guide to painting BB-8 on your nails:

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is currently in theatres.

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