Introduction: Steampunk Goggles
Im not really sure if this is an instructable, because im pretty much just saying what i did, not really step by step. Also, some of the pictures have reddish tints to them because i dont know how to shut off the flash on my camera so i held my hand over it and it shined through my flesh when the picture was taken.
Step 1: The Base.
This part was created out of an old soccer ball. The soccerball goes all the way around, i tried to cut it out in the shape of a baseball. Because thats what i saw on the other instructables. But i didnt have a baseball lol.
Step 2: The Goggle Part.
These were created out of can tops. I wanted 2 of the same of the little one but it still looks good i think. I then proceeded to cut out the middle, and when i got to the edges, i bent them in and i think it looks cool. They were kind of a gold color but i sanded parts to reveal the silver. Looks pretty sweet. At least i think. lol. They were hot glued on. The lens itself was originally created out of a cd case. It was perfect i think. Very hard to cut though because it was so brittle. If your looking at them, the one on the right is still cd. The one on the left is now made out of a circle cut out of a 2 liter soda bottle. They were hot-glued in.
Step 3: Strap
Ok this was made out of a stretchy strap from a pair of my boxers that were too small. Attached to 2 clip things i took from one of my moms purses :) i dont think she knows. These were in turn, connected to two grommets, which were connected to two leather strings, connected to the soccerball part.
Step 4: Nose Thingy
I did have a miniature baseball but not big enough to make eye thingys out of. So i used it to make a nose strap thing. I sewed it on.
Step 5: Padding
Ok, this was added for comfort cause the soccerball isnt very comfortable. I have no idea what this is made of, or where it came from. I just found it in the workshop. Its super comfy. How do you spell comfy? lol
Step 6: Additional
I also made a magnifying lens thing. It works well. I had a magnyfying lens that was the exact same size as another can top, so i just hot glued it in.
Step 7: Finalement
Finalement = french for finally. So thats about it, please leave tips if you have any. Hope you like it, thanks.