How to Make Your Own Steampunk Goggles

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Photo by Marziah Karch

Goggles are the must-have accessory for steampunk cosplay. Like a little black dress, only awesomer. Here’s how you can make your own from a pair of cheap welding goggles.

The first step is to make that plastic look like metal. This step takes about two hours, including drying time.

Supplies:

Things pictured that you’ll need after everything dries:

Step 2 – Disassemble the pieces –>

Marziah Karch lives in Portland, Oregon and is the author of multiple books and magazine articles. She also writes for Lifewire and GlitterSquid. She's currently a doctoral candidate researching the information behavior of independent game designers.