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  • rickjdev commented on ScottM154's instructable Prescription 3D Printed Steampunk Goggles2 months ago
    Prescription 3D Printed Steampunk Goggles

    Thanks for this! They worked very well. Wish it was possible to get larger lenses, but as day/night dust goggles they worked great. I opted for the better lenses, photo-chromatic, and bifocals. The only problem was poor peripheral vision.My friend tweaked the dimensions for a better fit. We found the lenses needed a little more support so we closed in the holes a bit. We used bronze filament, and covered the outside with copper leaf from a craft store, then lacquered over it. It's not necessary to trim the screws, I just found shorter ones. Also, the screw shafts don't need to go all the way through. I used silicone caulk to keep the lenses from moving around. Elastic ribbon from a fabric store worked great for the nose piece and head strap. Might try that in combination with a leather ...see more »Thanks for this! They worked very well. Wish it was possible to get larger lenses, but as day/night dust goggles they worked great. I opted for the better lenses, photo-chromatic, and bifocals. The only problem was poor peripheral vision.My friend tweaked the dimensions for a better fit. We found the lenses needed a little more support so we closed in the holes a bit. We used bronze filament, and covered the outside with copper leaf from a craft store, then lacquered over it. It's not necessary to trim the screws, I just found shorter ones. Also, the screw shafts don't need to go all the way through. I used silicone caulk to keep the lenses from moving around. Elastic ribbon from a fabric store worked great for the nose piece and head strap. Might try that in combination with a leather strap.

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