Angelo Casimiro is a self-described tinkerer and builder based out of the Philippines. While you were drowning your sorrows in eggnog and watching Bob's Burgers reruns on Netflix, this teenage wunderkind spent his winter building a life-size BB-8 droid using household supplies. The results are impressively cinematic and it's neat to see his whole family get involved in the project. At a certain point, the whole process takes on the calming joy of your favorite cooking show, just with robots instead of a cake.
Angelo has since refined his internal mechanisms, and here he is piloting the latest version of the droid: