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some month ago i broke the bow of my headphones. I thought it would be a good idea to keep the headphones, because I might use them some other time.
I usually used to wear a hat under my headphones, so i had the idea to make my own "headphone hat".

In order to build that headphone hat yourself, you will need the following material:

first of all, you will need
a hat with douple layers
headphones (I used the Sony clip headphones)
scissors
lighter- but- only if you have a hat made of synthetic textile, otherwise, if you have a cotton-made hat, you will need needle and thread
paper and pencil to make a mask
a screwdriver

Step 1: Deconstruct Headphones

-get rid of the bow and the ear cushions (for that you will not need any tools)
-remove the screws

Step 2: Make a Mask

-blueprint the form of the inner parts of the speaker (distinguish between the left and the right one)
-cut them out

Step 3: Cuting Holes in the Hat

-put the hat on and mark the spots on the hat where the headphones are gonna be placed
-put the mask of the inner parts on the marked spots of the hat and with the help of a pencil, circle around the mask
-cut out the marked spots on the outer layer of the hat only and keep in mind that the hat material might strech out (so you rather make it a little smaller than mask)

Step 4: Seal the Egdes of the Holes

seal the egdes of the holes
-burn the egdes of the holes in order to prevent the unraveling of the textile
-in case you have cotton hat sew the egdes

Step 5: Install the Headphones

install the headphones
- put the inner side of the headphone in the hole
-put the two parts of the headphone together
-fasten the srews from the inside of the hat

this is the way i built my headphone hat. this is just one possibility to do that. feel free to make you own experiment.
By the way, headphone hats rock!!!
what is the name of the headphones? because it doesn't look like the sony clip
i think it is the Sony MDR-V150B- it's some years ago! maybe they build it in a different way now!? but i think it will work. <br>i still use those! but i have to change the color of the head- it is to flashy!
That's a snazzy idea!
OOOHHHH better do this soon!
great idea, my skull candy just broke at the limb, so this could'nt have come at a better time<br/><br/>btw, love your name Doctor What =)<br/>
This is an awesome idea! Perfect for winter.

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