Introduction: Iron Man 3 Helmet Lamp

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Note - This is an incomplete project

Step 1: The Mask

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I bought this mask of ebay as a shelf piece and had an idea.....what good is an Iron Man mask if it doesn't light up?

Step 2: Prepping

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Since this mask is VERY thin plastic I lined it with black duct tape to trap the light in without making the entire piece glow.

Step 3: Reflective Lighting

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I sprayed an adhesive inside the helmet over the tape and lined it with aluminum foil.

Step 4: Testing

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I removed the lamp shade off a well rounded lamp base and turned it on. I left it on for a few to test heat buildup. It passed the test.

Step 5: Redo

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I was afraid of the heat factor of the lamp , so I took some christmas lights and put all the blue lights toward the front taping them to an old mannequin head. I will redo this when I find a strand with a switch.

Comments

omex (author)2014-04-13

Great idea!!

transforming vintage (author)2013-12-25

that's a cool idea.

mu4nik (author)2013-12-22

cool project

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