In this report we’re going to examine how to create your own dog mask. We’ll cover the basics and then go on to look at some of the more advanced tips and techniques which you can use.
For those who have a dog that likes to bark, and particularly if your dog loves to play in the backyard and other regions of the house, you need to get them some particular 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’s really very 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 will have to cut around the edge of the mask so that you get something that resembles a cone. The most important thing here is to be realistic with what type of paper plate that you’re using.
Then you will need to wrap the cardboard around the dog breathing mask edges of the paper plate, making sure there is a good seal between the two pieces so that you can make certain that nothing will leak once you put the mask on. Make sure that the edges are cut so that the edges aren’t sharp, as this may 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 whole mask. You’ll want to start with one side of the mask first, so that you can work your way around it before moving onto the other side. The paint needs to be slightly thicker than the cardboard, and it is best that you leave about one-third of an inch of paint on the edges so that it runs across the cardboard.
Don’t fret too much about the paint getting stuck to your mask. It’s easy to remove it later, and it will leave you with a nice finished mask to show off to everybody! It’s also a good idea to wash 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 paste the mask on your dog’s head. First you need to be certain that you have a secure fit between the mask and your dog’s head. As soon as you’ve made sure that it’s secure, then you may begin to glue the mask on the dog’s face. Take the piece of cardboard that is used for the base of the mask and then fold it over. Be certain it’s quite strong 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 have the mask snugged securely onto the surface of your dog. Don’t make the folds too big or else it might look messy. Once you’ve done this, you can then take out the mask and attach the cardboard ears. And attach the other part of the mask onto the dog. Be sure that the ears are level and be certain it’s not too short or long as this can cause some issues with the mask slipping off the dog’s face.
If you are using a dog mask because your pet security, you’ll need to do some sanding to be certain it is safe on your dog. You can accomplish this by sanding off any excess paper that may have been removed from your mask.