In this report we’re going to look at how to make your own dog mask. We’ll cover the basics and then go on to look at some of the more advanced tips and tricks which you can use.
For those who have a dog that likes to bark, and especially if your dog loves to play in the backyard and dog mask other areas of the house, you need to get them some special dog protection.
Paper Plate 3d Dog Mask DIY Materials: This is the first part of the set-up which will look a little scary at first, but it is actually quite straightforward. All you have to do is take a cardboard cutting board and cut the cardboard into the shape of your mask. You can not simply cut a rectangular shape from the cardboard, so you’ll have to cut around the edge of the mask so you get something that resembles a cone. The main thing here is to be realistic with what kind of paper plate that you’re using.
Then you’ll have to wrap the cardboard around the edges of the paper plate, making sure that there is a good seal between the two pieces so you can ensure that nothing will leak when you put the mask on. Make sure the edges are cut so the edges are not sharp, as this can damage the edges of the mask.
Glue it on! The next step involves using some paint. You should spray the paint over the cardboard, making sure that it runs smoothly and evenly across the entire mask. You will want to start with one side of the mask first, so that you can work your way round it before moving onto the other side. The paint needs to be slightly thicker than the cardboard, and it’s best that you leave about one-third of an inch of paint on the edges so that it runs across the cardboard.
Don’t worry too much about the paint getting stuck to your mask. It’s easy to eliminate it later, and it’ll leave you with a nice finished mask to show off to everyone! It’s also a good idea to wipe away any excess paint once you’re done, so that you don’t wind up with smudges or smears on your dog.
Then it’s time to glue the mask onto your dog’s head. First you will need to make sure that you get a secure fit between the mask and your dog’s head. Once you’ve made sure that it is secure, then you can start to glue the mask on the dog’s face. Take the piece of cardboard that is used for the foundation of the mask and then fold it over. Be sure that it’s quite powerful and then use your hands to secure the cardboard down in place.
Keep your hands out of the way and use tape to hold it in place as you repeat the process on the cardboard folds till you’ve got the mask snugged securely onto the surface of your dog. Do not make the folds too large or else it might look messy. As soon as you’ve done this, you can then take out the mask and attach the cardboard ears. And attach the other area of the mask on the dog. Make certain the ears are flat and make certain it is not too short or long as this can cause some issues with the mask slipping off the dog’s face.
If you’re using a dog mask because your pet security, you will have to do some sanding to be sure that it’s secure on your dog. You can accomplish it by sanding off any excess paper which might have been removed from your mask.