http://www.earsound.com/shurefit.asp Make awesome custom fit earbuds for about $130. These cost £8. Sugru is a moldable silicon that sets permanently, similar to PlayDoh but doesn't go all crumbly when dry.

This instructable gives you advice on how to make your own safely, either for use with headphones or as earplug for sleeping.

This instructable involves jamming stuff in your ears and is not suitable for anyone. you'll probably get it stuck and have to spend hours in A&E. I hold no responsibility if you continue following this instructable and result in said situation.

That being said, read on.

Step 1: What You Need.

-Sugru, 2X5 gram pack
           -making the perfect fit earbuds
-Cheap rubbish headphones (preferably in-ear)
           -doesn't matter how low quality
-Cotton earsticks
           - cleaning and moulding
          -stop you pulling out your eardums

Is this safe?
No. You could get something stuck in your ears and require a doctor's appointment to get it out which may cost more than having them professionally done. I used trimmed ear plugs to keep the Sugru from going too deep. The ear plug got pushed too deeply in one ear and my pinky couldn't reach it. That ear became sore. A tweezer was used to remove it. I promised myself never to do it again.
I don't think so. But there are more dangerous things i life, like sharks.
Why would anyone want to stuff sharks down their ears?
I tend to keep away from shark, so..
could you put a thread though the paper ball to pul in out instead of putting pointy metal objects in your ears?
it looks just like my hearing aid moulds! <br>maybe i could get Austrlian Hearing to make a mould around my earbuds. <br>Awesome!
great post :)
I had some custom earplugs made from Silicone at a gun show in a similar fashion. To make it easier to get the tissue out of your ear, before you jam it in there tie a small thread around the wad, then you can pull out the wad by the thread when you are done.
Could you place a layer of plastic wrap between the ear and the sugru? It seems like it might be a little simpler and safer, and still be thin enough to give a clear mold....though you might have to coat the side facing the sugru with a bit of soapy water to keep it from sticking...
Is yours any different from <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-full-ear-silicone-earpieces-via-the-magic-o/">this Instructable from a few weeks ago?</a><br> <br>
Not really. Mine are black i suppose. Found this one after pubishing mine. Wasn't very happy about how non-unique my ideas are. No intension to copy though, i was just slower.
sadly... there is nosuch thing as a new idea, only new angles of approach

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