Introduction: 5min Doc Brown's Shades From Back to the Future II
Tomorrow is the day Doc and Marty arrives from 1985 to 2015's Hill Valley. The future is NOW, and you need to be fancy for it!
You are still in time. In 5 minutes, with things you sure have around at home, you can make these sunglasses. Note they are only decorative, and should not be used for driving at 88 mph, since they are opaque. But you will look cool.
Step 1: Materials
You only need:
- Wire and something to cut it
- Duck tape
- Knife or scissors
- Aluminium foil
- A pen
- A ruler
Step 2: Draw the Design on the Cardboard and Cut It Out
My design has the measures for an average adult head, but it's merely illustrative. You can modify the length to your own needs. I recommend to draw the half of it in paper, then cut it, and then use the pattern to draw the design on the cardboard twice, so the shades will be exactly symmetrical.
Then simply cut the cardboard with a pair of scissors or a knife.
Step 3: Attach the Wire and Wrap It With Ducktape
Cut some wire and attach it to the inside face of the glasses. Wrap one of the side pieces of the sunglasses so the wire wont move while you bend the cardboard in the U shape we need. You can use your own head to do so and check when it's perfectly bent. Then wrap the shades entirely in duck tape, being careful so the wire keeps in contact with the cardboard while you wrap it.
Step 4: Cover It With Foil and DONE!
Now the shiny touch! Heavy! Cut a large piece of aluminium foil and wrap it around the glasses. You can add some glue to the shades before doing that for extra attachment.
As you can see, the result isn't perfect, the aluminium foil is very thin and the texture of the ducktape can be seen on it. You can try to improve my design by using another type of tape. For me, is good enough like that, I have no more time! The future is NOW!
Thanks for reading and please forgive any grammar mistake I committed, I'm trying my best!
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