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How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet

with a bit of skill, dedication, oh, and seventeen months....

How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet

When commissioned to produce an exact replica of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo's famous Daft Punk helmet, Harrison Krix set about spending the next 17 months (yes, 17) doing so...

27 year old Atlanta resident, Harrison Krix, is a rather skilled prop maker. At least he seems to know his way around “sculpting, resin casting, chroming and vacuum forming” – and that’s an awful lot more than we even understand. So, when commissioned to produce an exact replica of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo’s famous Daft Punk helmet, Krix didn’t baulk at the idea – or perhaps he did at first – but set about spending the next 17 months (yes, 17) doing so with, of course, many trials and tribulations along the way.

Happily for us, he’s documented the process on his blog and, with the help of photographer Jennifer Barclay, has produced some rather amusing pics of himself parading the helmet around Atlanta…

How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet

Krix details the full ‘making of’ process on his Volpin Props Blog, here’s some of the inspiring, pain-staking processes he went through;

How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet

If you haven’t got 17 months to spare, but you have got 3 minutes, here’s the quick version;



How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet
How To Make a Daft Punk Helmet

The finished article, in all of it’s discotastic glory. We could perhaps think of better ways to spend 17 months, but, you have to admit, it is rather impressive…..



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