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February 11, 2014 AT 5:00 pm

Who You Gonna Call?

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Want to make a costume from Ghostbusters but don’t want to create a proton pack or be the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man? Take the creative route Instructables user Greasetattoo chose: become the Ghostbusters logo. You could translate this idea to so many films! The build cost less than $25 and is pretty straightforward; the main material is white foam. Here’s how he created the eyes, nose, and mask portion of the costume:

For the eyes, nose and mouth.
I used my router.
I did use a 1/2″ half round bit.
The foam routed very easy.

I also routed a depression in the back for your nose.

I used a 3/4 drill bit for the eye holes.

You could also carve them out.

Next, we have to have a way to mount the face on our head.
So, I got some ceiling hooks and epoxied them onto the back of the foam.
Each hand will get 2 hooks and the face will get 2 hooks.

Then, stretch a rubber band across the hooks and you have your hand holds.

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Read more at Instructables.


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