This project was inspired by my aunt and uncle. I made magnetic ping pong ball eyes in order to make instant faces in the interesting metal objects around me. It's a very simple (and weird) project, but it can have some very funny results.

Step 1: Materials and Tools

- ping pong balls
- magnets, I used 1/4" by 1/4" rare earth magnets from http://www.amazingmagnets.com
- Plasti Dip or paint, white and black (I got mine here http://www.quiltershusband.com)
- Glue

- drill bits
- nails
this is great for the up and coming Summer Holidays!
E.X.C.E.L:E:N:T!!!!! running to make mine
dude, its the money you could be saving with geico
I approve.
its so easy a caveman could do it
He's staring at me... o.O
Great street art idea, I will do this!
I think I might do this just to anonymously put them up around my school. :D
HA HA HA !!! this is ^_^ cool & funny !!
AHhhh! His eyes rolled out!
&nbsp;eyes...! there everywere<br /> <br /> did they see me?&nbsp;
maybe add some sort of fish-eye lens to the pupil, and lead it back to a webcam. it can seee yoouuu!
I love the fire alarm one
awsome 5 *'s faved!!!!!!!
it would be great for holloween
this s a stupid idea, but it's <strong>SO</strong> <em>awesome</em>!! I can't wake to make them!<br/>
I still love this after I found it a year ago. I did think of the Geico commercial when I saw this 'ible. nave beat me to the punch on the joke front.
This is great!
DO you place the magnets 90 or 180 degrees from the pupils?
Typically, I place them 90 degrees. But 180 works too.
I want to put them on my airsoft gun >:P IT HAS EYES
YES!!!!!!! lol BEST SCOPE EVER!!!!!!
Quick question-what kind of magnet did you use, specifically the shape?
The magnets are cylindrical, 1/4" tall, 1/4" diameter.
Hehe... So simple but SOOO much fun! ....
new here. that's such a fun idea. what about adding a set to a eyeglass case-or..... what about filling the case with tiny fake eyeballs? lol. i'm trying to think what would work for little eyes. so far all I can think of are marbles-maybe with tiny iris and pupil stickers lol
That's a lot of fun got to love it. >:D
OMFG thats fricken scary And cute
That is so cute!:)
has anyone suggested yet to glue fake halloween eyelashes to the tops of your eyeballz?
Man...that cookie monster is awesome!
Yay cookie monster! ...Elmo?
cookie monster! omagosh, im so doing this for my baby cousin
lulz yeah.
When I saw thr fire alarm one all I could think was &quot;Yip-yip-yip-yip... Uh-huh. Uh-huh,&quot; from the Mupets.<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/The_Martians">http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/The_Martians</a><br/>
You know it is often the simple ideas that are the most fun and spur people on to take that original idea off to yet another great idea. Thank you for the Instructable!
I suppose all you can really suggest is to check to make sure the surface you're attaching them to doesn't get too hot, otherwise you might get some unexpected results.
in this case: simple + weird = COOL!<br/>
This looks like a good Idea for a Flickr Group
Hahaha Awesome ! Favrouited + 5*
Cool! This reminds me of those pics that people create, that show 'faces' in everyday objects, like happy door, etc....
heh heh. i used to put eyeballs on vases and flowerpots when I was younger and added eyeballs to a lotta ceramic projects. this is great and a must-do! Thanx!
Fun Insgtructable! I think you could give it a catchier name, like "Turn ordanary metal objects into Muppet Faces". Love the fire alarm.
Just got a great idea! You should add those bendable, furie, wire-things to make eyebrows... Great Instructable!
Pipe cleaners?
Yes... Just forgot the right word for them.
i'm never EVER going to find the link again...but there's a guy who does this all over the place...he actually has these sets of GIANT eyeballs that he'll put in trees...on buildings etc.....he's got these giant inflatable tentacles that he will inflate in an office building with the ends hanging out of the windows like there's some kind of alien invasion going on....it's pretty funny.
I do believe this might be the link you were searching for: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.filthyluker.deviantart.com/gallery/#eyez">FilthyLuker's eyez</a>FilthyLuker's eyez<br/>
I'm sure there was a post about that guy on Instructables. Go back far enough and you'll find it.

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