Pepakura-cast Halo helmet

3D Printing & Imaging Home Wearables

YouTuber utubewarrenj is part of a community of cosplayers that are using a pretty amazing low-tech process to go from digital models to relatively accurate, durable real-world objects. Basically, they print out, fold up, and tape together elaborate paper models (for an idea of how much work this is, rock along with this video by SeamusRocks99), then fiberglass over and/or cast liquid polymer resin into them to produce durable full-size artifacts, which is what he’s showing here.

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6 thoughts on “Pepakura-cast Halo helmet

  1. Tinnitus says:

    What was the point of having the music drown out what he said?

  2. japroach says:

    yeah, that was completely unnecessary.

  3. jasony says:

    Agreed, it would have been nice to hear what he was saying.

    Nice tutorial, but next time, please leave the music off.

    J

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