How to Make Your Own Steampunk Goggles


Photo by Marziah Karch

Goggles are the must-have accessory for steampunk cosplay. Like a little black dress, only awesomer. Here’s how you can make your own from a pair of cheap welding goggles.

The first step is to make that plastic look like metal. This step takes about two hours, including drying time.


Things pictured that you’ll need after everything dries:

Step 2 – Disassemble the pieces –>

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Marziah Karch is an instructional designer, book author, Expert, grad student, and digital broad. She lives in sunny Portland, Oregon with her family. She enjoys keeping it weird, biking in the rain, and dodging Wesen.
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  • Michael Schmid @

    Love it! Must make a pair.