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For Halloween my son wanted to be the Terminator, we searched and searched but we couldn't find a mask that worked for us.  We decided to make our own.   

All you need is:  Gorilla glue, toilet paper, a faucet base, a clear plastic mask, duct tape and paint.

   

Step 1: Cheap Clear Mask

 Step 1:  take your clear mask and put it on, then decide how you want your mask to fit.  In the movie only one side shows the robotic side...

Step 2: Toilet Paper Wound??

 After you cut the mask use you gorilla glue around the the edge.  While the glue is drying I added rolled strips of toilet paper (unused please!!) to the glue.  Once its dry it gives it a nice puff feel, perfect for a raised gash. 

Step 3: ROBO EYE

 For the eye I wanted that to really stand out so a bought a generic silver faucet base.  Measuring it up to my sons eye to make sure the center hole was big enough for him to see through.  I cut the eye hole in the mask a little bit bigger and used a scrap of the discarded mask as a lens for the robot eye (since the Terminators eye is red I used some translucent red paint on the scrap).   To apply the scrap lens and the faucet base to the mask I just used duet tape.   I'm sure you could be a little more creative, but with a super small budget and only hours before Halloween you use what you have!! 

Step 4: Painting the Terminator

 After the eye is in place and the gorilla glue "wound" is dry it's time to paint!!!  I just grabbed some Acrylic earth tone paint and a picture of Arnold and went to town!!  When your done, throw some blood gel and your wife's tanning powder..  And BAM!! Your Da' TERMINATOR!!!!  

Step 5: The Big GUN

 If you have a little extra time, all Terminators need a really big GUN.  PVC pipes make awesome John Connor Blasters!!!!

Well, I hope you liked our homemade  ROBO mask.  My son loved it and had tons of people go on and on about it.

Until next time.........I"LL BE BACK...... 
The teeth are way off but the rest is nice
that gun is pretty sweet - how did you make it? im thinking about a T-2 costume... :)
It's all plumbing pipes and primer. I did have a old paint respirator that I took apart. I used pieces for the end of the gun. You'll have to post your finished project so I can see it. Later!!
Wow! Great build, not perfect (teeth were a little too white), but still excellent for a DIY, especially with no power tools!
Try laying another flat layer over that. Smooths it out more. 
you are an awesome parent<br />

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