IPad Helmet





Introduction: IPad Helmet

Mount your iPad on a trash can, download a face app, and you instantly have the single greatest halloween custom ever!

Step 1: Materials

rubbermaid trash can (liner lock - $3.50)  
medical rubber tubing or big rubber band
cable holder  (lowes $2)
hot glue gun + hot glue
and one of those iPad's

Step 2: Assembly

Glue rubber tubing into PVC cable holder.

Lay iPad down on side of trash can, mark off a line at the top of the iPad. 

Glue PVC inplace on the marked line.

Let glue dry.

Cut eye slit to see out of.

Download crazy faces or similar app.

Try it out!



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    Anybody know where can I get this rubbermaid trash can in black color online? I only found the whiter color?

    It's like from the song by The Black Eyed Peas!


    Seen the movie Ink? This reminds me a lot of the incubus characters, pretty cool.

    Well mate i thought it was a great idea, as for expensive it's not like you glued the ipad to the bin. Some people have to bag other peoples creativity because they have none of their own.

    one thing.........WHY?!

    You should drill holes through your iPad so you can see that would make this project very cool. 

    Or you could write a program that uses the iPad's camera and displayed it on an iPhone that you mount inside the "helmet" and you have some augmented reality going on.

    I know that you were kidding about drilling the holes but FYI the iPad is made by Apple... obviously it wont have a front facing camera, or a camera at all for a matter of fact. Apple is terrible...

    Apple is terrible if you like spyware, viruses, and an overbloated unstable OS. It won't have a camera? Is that why they have a spot for one inside? They left it out of this iPad version to keep the price point under $500.

    You just made my point exact... $500 for and iPad!? it should be more like $150. Once again, Apple is terrible...