Introduction: Daft Punk Helmet Homemade

STEP 1 - Find helmet. beisball batting helmet was a pretty close match 

STEP 2 - Use two Red bull cans for ear sections(other brands are not wide enough). Cut them down and use the bottom sections only.

STEP 3 - Attachment The paper visor and jaw assembly were attached to the bill and sides of the helmet with masking tape.

STEP 4 -  Bondo time! Lay this stuff thick since this will be the base and will need to be sanded down a lot to start the form you want.

STEP 5 - WETSAND! Use waterproof sandpaper(medium and fine grit) with soapy water and start going to town on the helmet untill it is super smooth. I mean really smooth. Any imperfections will show after its painted.

STEP 6 - BASE PRIMER. For the base I used a flat black sandable-primer spray paint by Krylon. Two coats

STEP  7- FINAL COAT OF PAINT. I used mettalic silver spray paint by Krylon again. Two coats only.

STEP 8-LENS. I went to the local Plastic Supply store and picked up a sheet of smoked acrylic(plexiglass) sheet. In order to make the curve you have to use a heatgun or propane torch while you bend it to the angle you need. Cutting was done beforehand using a jigsaw with a plexiglass-safe blade.

STEP 9- Human after all


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DerrezedD (author)2015-04-02

hey this daft punk 15 can you sell your helmet for 30$

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Daftpunk4ever (author)2015-04-01

hello?

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Marcus_gig made it! (author)2014-02-01

Hope you like mine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoxDr47Z-lE

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epicpepsi818 (author)2013-07-31

How long did it take?

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yankee2442 (author)2013-07-24

is the paper visor for the jaw?

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o__o (author)2013-06-06

Ours looks so alike!

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hellmaster993 (author)2013-02-27

thats so cool

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hwolff (author)2011-11-01

how to you make the visior is it papercraft or something

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Dsanders2014 (author)hwolff2012-10-13

It says paper visor on step 3 wolf

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chickencoop213 (author)2012-09-09

dude this is very vauge can you please make a more in depth instructable?

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9999AWC (author)2012-04-17

How do you make the gloves?

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ddots (author)2011-11-03

that actually looks sickass! could you post a video link cause the instructions are a bit confusing. overall its amazing!

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rnasrallah (author)2011-10-25

what material did you use on the gloves?

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diejork (author)rnasrallah2011-10-29

just a regular cotton black gloves whit a metal line tape .

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FennecCooper (author)2011-10-28

Check out mine
https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Daft-Punk-Guy-Manuel-Replica-Helmet/

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diejork (author)FennecCooper2011-10-28

niceeee !!!!

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KhanMan (author)2011-10-18

very nicely done. only wish mine was as smooth and even as yours.

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diejork (author)KhanMan2011-10-18

thanks

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HeWantsRevenge (author)2011-10-12

amazing work but the actually instructable is lacking

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diejork (author)HeWantsRevenge2011-10-12

sorry I made this helmet 3 year ago , and I lost the video and the photos wen I was making it.

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epizeuxis (author)2011-10-11

Nice job! The last step is a nice touch.

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diejork (author)epizeuxis2011-10-11

thanks !!!!!!!!

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