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want to make wyborne helmet from movie Coraline, how? Answered

I want to make the helmet as much like it as possible. and maybe the bike 2

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Best Answer 10 years ago

The mask is just a welder's mask with a turret lens assembly and a skull paint job. The welder's mask can be found at Home Depot, Harbor Freight, or occasionally even Goodwill (or similar places if you're outside the US).
You might find a turret lens on an old-style movie camera or microscope, but most likely you'll need to make one. The plumbing section at the aforementioned Home Depot would be a great place to get the parts. Plumbing fittings epoxied to a jar lid and painted appropriately would be a good start. You could also use pieces of kid's toy telescopes or binoculars. Then just paint the skull pattern on the mask, add Green LED's inside the lenses for the finishing touch, and attach the lens turret to the mask with epoxy or Velcro of whatever you prefer.

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DehLeprechaun
DehLeprechaun

Answer 10 years ago

thanks i think I know what to do now, any ideas on the bike?

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

Sorry, not much idea on the bike, other than to find a bike that looks basically right and attach bits to it. I think the toughest part would be the wheels, which you might be able to fake using "hubcaps" made from plastic. Maybe like the guy in this video does it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfoAJicjNJc

You could use the same plastic for modifying the body shape, too. The rest would be finding horns, handlebars, and other decorative bits to mount on the bike.

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DehLeprechaun
DehLeprechaun

Answer 10 years ago

TTTTTTHHHHHAAANNNKKKK YYYYOOOOUUUU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! been wondering how i was gonna do that.

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

You're welcome. Be sure to take pictures and post an instructable or a slideshow when you're done.

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gcald9695
gcald9695

1 year ago

To switch from one lens to another with the lever it is pretty simple I have my own blue prints there not that good but they will work, I think.

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gcald9695
gcald9695

Reply 1 year ago

Also It is the one on the right sorry about the quality!

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GalenKahlyl
GalenKahlyl

1 year ago

Did this ever get finished? I’d love to see pictures? My 4 & 1/2 year old wants to be Wybie (we’re doing a big Coraline Halloween with a group) and I’m trying to find a small enough welding mask.

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DeeRumAHH
DeeRumAHH

Reply 1 year ago

You can get a plastic welders mask on amazon for around $15, i'm in the process of making this costume for halloween this year too. The plastic welders mask has an adjustable ring inside to fit whoever is wearing it. Paint the skeleton and like the comments above mentioned using either pieces of a toy or going to HD for the parts for the turret lens. Amazon also has cheap green LED's for the lens

here's a link to it:
https://www.amazon.com/Neiko-53847A-Industrial-Welding-Helmet/dp/B000I5JQIO/ref=sr_1_10?keywords=welders+mask&qid=1570486460&sr=8-10