How To Make Your Own Daft Punk Helmet

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You’ve digested 'Random Access Memories' in full, watched the Celine Dion-dances-to-Get Lucky viral and now know the Giorgio Moroder story back to front. You've also read the Esquire feature on why the new album has changed the music business.

So what else is there left to do to celebrate the return of Daft Punk? Make your own Guy and Thomas helmets, that’s what. Here are five of the best online efforts.

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1 The quick fix: buy a toyshop helmet and give it a respray. Admittedly, they don’t look amazing but one month is probably enough time to spend on a Daft Punk helmet, right?

 

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2 The extraordinarily complicated looking guide to making a Daft Punk helmet in just four months. Warning: these guys are professional prop makers.

 

3 And here are the same prop builders, Volpin, and a whopping 17-month build. If you have $300 to spare they can sort you out with a basic mold.

 

4 If that all looks like too much effort, you can always just admire other people’s work. This Guy Manuel helmet is just right for hanging in suburbia. Say hi to the kids for me!
 

5 This guy wasn’t happy with just one helmet, he had to go and make two. His peripheral vision may be shot but damn, he looks good.