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 I am either a genius or a mad man for thinking this is a good idea

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So I found out you can get these buckets at wallmart for a buck a pop

And I for some reason I have decided to try and make a helmet out of this square bucket. If anyone has any helpful Ideas I will not turn down any.

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That material has a strong memory.  Getting it to forget about the corners will be an interesting challenge.  Part of the trick with the home depot buckets, is that they're already 90% the correct shape.  Will be following with interest.  Recommend you sand beFORE cutting and shaping, way easier cause you can just hit it with a random orbital as it is now.

That material has a strong memory.
Yah I was thinking that too I was thinking that If I made a form of some kind I could heat it up and shape it that way.

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You could shape them around something like a 5 gallon bucket maybe.  If you're concerned about the bucket deforming from heat you could fill it with water first.  Already has that classic Mandalorian Bell Shape.

I was thinking about making a wooden one using wizard of flight's temples but the water filled bucket's an idea I hadn't thought of

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If you have a regular five gallon bucket any way why not just use that. Round peg round hole vs round peg square hole.

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I did something similar for my first build. Here are a couple pics for giggles. Good luck.









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Impressive!

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That is very impressive, I agree! Nice work.

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