Homemade Airsoft Mask

Written by marshal m. rosenthal
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Homemade Airsoft Mask
. (Airsoft Scene image by DanielC from Fotolia.com)

Capture the Flag and other active games involving airsoft-type imitation weapons require the participants to wear face gear to protect against the projectiles being fired. A homemade airsoft-type face mask can be made at very little cost, rather than you having to go out and buy one. You will need a few household supplies and a Halloween or party mask from a hobby store or party supply shop. Adult supervision is also required if you are underage, since a cutting edge and hot glue gun must be used.

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Things you need

  • Newspaper
  • Mask
  • Sunglasses
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Elastic cord, 1 foot long
  • Scissors

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  1. 1

    Place a sheet of newspaper on a table. Place the mask face down on the newspaper. Apply hot glue around the outside rims of the sunglasses lenses. Place the lenses against the eye holes inside of the mask. Let the hot glue set for 10 minutes.

  2. 2

    Open the two frames of the sunglasses. Hot glue an end of the elastic cord to the end of the sunglasses’s left frame. Let the hot glue set for 10 minutes.

  3. 3

    Put on the sunglasses. Stretch the elastic cord around the back of your head to the end of the sunglasses' right frame. Hold the elastic cord and the right frame together between your fingers.

  4. 4

    Remove the sunglasses. Hot glue the elastic cord that is against the sunglasses' left frame. Let the hot glue set for 10 minutes. Cut off the excess elastic cord with the scissors.

  5. 5

    Put your head through the elastic cord to put on the airsoft-type face mask you have made.

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