Picture of Cardboard Top Hat, Monocle, and Mustache
A cheap, simple way to look fancy.

Materials: cardboard, duct tape/hot glue, scissors, measuring tape, Xacto knife, pen/pencil, pull chain, paint (optional).

Step 1: Measure and Cut Hat

Picture of Measure and Cut Hat

Measure the circumference of your head, add a couple of inches, and use the measurement as the length of the rectangle of cardboard you use.  The width is how high you want the hat to be.  Mark the cardboard with these dimensions and cut the piece out.

lemonie4 years ago

We did the same some years ago-


Lissastrata4 years ago
You put the "punk" in "steampunk"! ;)

Congrats on your instructable! Nice job!