This will show you how to make a easy and cheap Skrim iron helmet using duct tape and cardboard.

I've always wanted to make one of these, but i never can acquire the proper materials, so i made one using my favorite crafting  stuff, cardboard and duct tape! The result is very sturdy too.

Step 1: Materials & Tools

Here are the supplies needed to make this

  • Hot glue gun
  • Cutting mat
  • Exacto knife or other cutting tool
  • Measuring tape
  • Corrugated cardboard (a large box should be enough)
  • Duct tape Gray and tan (optional brown)
  • Glue for hot glue gun
  • Horn shaped pieces of Styrofoam (Hey, i found some, if you don't have any you easily make some out of cardboard, I'll update this when i do)
***WARNING, always use cation when handling knifes and hot glue!***

Got there in the end!
<p>Nates, I made a disc which I'm going to tape either inside or out to hold it all in place before glueing. I'm making an Iron Age helmet for my 7 year olds school project and using this helmet as a template as I'm not sure if I can do the horns yet.</p>
<p>Also I don't quite understand the measuring part?</p>
<p>I'm having problems with the dome and hot gluing it together any suggestions?</p>
<p>nicely done man! try doing Bane's mask!!</p>
Awesome! Took a while to make, but the end result was pretty epic! (Made cardboard horns)
awesome <br>
Awesome! that looks fantastic!
I followed your tutorial but did some modifications. The horns were made with pepakura on normal paper, rings made of cardboard, yarn and plaster tape. I will be using it on carnival here in Rio de Janeiro. Thanks.
You're welcome.
dude this is so awesome, <br>like the best carboard skyrim iron helmet I <br>ever see. <br> <br>Good job!
Thanks! :D
Nice! First one I've seen that can be made for under $5! While it doesn't look as fancy and realistic as some of the fiberglass ones, anyone can give kids tape, card and styrofoam and not worry about them gluing themselves to the ceiling. Good work!
Seems legit.

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