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Build Your Own Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter) Helmet

Build Your Own Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter) Helmet

Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter) Helmet (Images courtesy Volpin Props)
By Andrew Liszewski

You might think it’s far too early to start thinking about a Hallowe’en costume, but if you had hopes of following in Volpin Props’ footsteps and making your own Daft Punk helmet, you’re about 3 months too late. That’s because it took them 4 months to make this replica of the robo-like helmet that Thomas Bangalter wears during performances and other public appearances.

And even if you did have aspirations of building one of these yourself 3 months ago, the process looks very involved, particularly if you’re completely unfamiliar with prop-making techniques. And, Harrison Krix has been through all of this before, as last year he completed a 17-month build of Guy-Manuel’s helmet. AKA, the other Daft Punk guy.

So you’re probably better off just sticking with that tried and true hobo getup come October 31st.

[ Volpin Props – Daft Punk Helmet (Thomas): Part 1 ] VIA [ DVICE ]


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