Introduction: How to Make a Cheap Darth Vader Mask

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Here are the materials that you will need:
1. Half Darth Vader mask (I got the half mask from Party City for 5 dollars)
2. Black Duct Tape (Which I already had at home)
3. Craft Foam (The craft foam I got from Michaels and were 99 cents each)
4. Black Gloss finish spray paint (The spray paint is from Michaels and was about 5 dollars

Step 1: Remove the Strap

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Basically I just used scissors and removed the strap.

Step 2: Putting the Side Pieces

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Cut two foam pieces which are 7 14/16 inches long and one inch in width. And duct tape to the side of the helmetq

Step 3: Getting the Side Center Pieces

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Cut a piece that is 2 14/16 inches long and duct tape it to the side. do this once more for the other side.

Step 4: Getting the Center Piece

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Cut a center piece that,is one inch by one inch and duct tape it to the center.

Step 5: Bottom Big Piece

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Cut a 17 inch by 5 inch piece and stick it to the bottom sides with duct tape. This measurement is for a 14 year old boy's head. For adults you would have to measure you head size in inches from one side to the other.

Step 6: Add the Strap Back in (optional)

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Basically line up the Strap ends on the inside of the mask where it would be before you cut it off. Then duct tape it.

Step 7: Adding Center Big Piece

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Cut a pice that is 17 by 2 1/2 inches long and add it over the bottom big piece with duct tape.

Step 8: Adding Top Mini Piece

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Cut a piece that is 7 inches long and 2 2/16 inches wide. Stick on top of Center big piece with duct tape.


Folda Fett (author)2017-04-18

You know, it would be nice if you posted a picture of what it looks like finished.

Folda Fett (author)2017-04-12

great job!

Noah Mathai (author)2017-04-02


DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-03-25

Awesome. My son is going to love doing this to his mask.

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