Ok so I want to make a helmet....

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    Ok so I want to make a helmet....

    ...but I have absolutley no idea where to start, I've been browsing the forum, but can't really find any kind of step by step blueprint. I see a bunch of different threads for like the visor and for the scanner, but nothing about the actual helment mold. Should I just use other people as referances?

    I also have no idea what material to use? Sintra?

    I'm still new to the site, so it's perfectly possible that I missed some sort of obvious thread that has this info

    help appreciated.

    Thanks

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    Re: Ok so I want to make a helmet....

    I'm building the one FettDad mentioned, but there is another option. You can use wizardofflight templates. Antman made a beautiful helmet out of cardboard and is working on a 2nd/3rd helmet as we speak. Both of his threads are excellent tutorials in building the WOF bucket.

    Have fun.
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    Re: Ok so I want to make a helmet....

    WOF's templates are great and quite a few people have made them. There's Antman's 2 builds/tutorials, which are very detailed, and one by Honus which is also pretty good. There's also someone doing a WOF helmet with Sintra, I forget who. So you can follow that if you want to use sintra.

    The no. 1 rule though: search is your friend. Just search for scratch build. I don't think any of the threads I mentioned are beyond the first 3 pages of the Helmet section, because I'm pretty sure I've seen them fairly recently. Other than that, good luck.

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    Re: Ok so I want to make a helmet....

    Thanks for those threads..... I'm also interested in starting my own.

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