This blog details the exact working replica of R2-D2 built by Michael Senna in 2003. It made more than 100 appearances in its first 4 years, including mostly charity events, as well as conventions, promotional events and TV appearances. R2-D2 spreads joy everywhere he goes, to people of all ages!
Astromechbuilder.com is a site dedicated to offering free utilities to people interested in building their own Astromech Droids. Look around a little to see what the site has to offer. The site includes blogs, galleries and a Atromech wiki.
Astromech Factory is a forum devoted to building Astromech droids, whether you are building an R2-D2, R5-D4, R4-P17, or any other of the R-Series Astromech droids. We are a forum that is geared toward newer builders, although all builders and fans are obviously welcome!