Helmet v2.0 – Fiberglass Reinforcement

Let’s Shore Up Those Results

With the basic shape looking pretty good, it’s now time to try and strengthen up the back of the helmet so that it retains the correct shape. I’ve chosen to use fiberglass resin and fiberglass cloth.

First step – Cut up a bunch of strips of fiberglass cloth.

Second step – Mix up the fiberglass resin.

Third step – Lay in the cloth strips and coat them with the resin to cover the areas that need reinforcing.

Working my way around the back of the helmet.

Back of helmet completed.

Detail shot of the aluminum bars glued into the front cheek areas.

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