I’m kind of a Star Wars geek, and what better to celebrate Halloween then creating my own modified storm trooper outfit! I built this Homemade Heavy Storm Trooper Halloween Costume with cardboard, duct tape, electrical tape, white spray paint and a whole lot of time and love.
I used reference images from all 6 Star Wars movies to help develop the suit. Creating the Helmet was the most fun and challenging. The eye pieces were made from cutting a pair of tinted safety glasses in half and reversing them to fit into the eye slots. I added a visor and some cool little ear slots that don’t exist on the original storm trooper, and I gave each piece a little more detail including beefing up the lower leg and boot armor to make it more of a heavy look to it.
The gun was made from an old Corvette muffler with a Nerf popgun handle a vacuum hose, some plumbing tubes, and black duct tape.
The suit took about 3 weeks of intense labor and two fully sleepless nights to finish before dawning it on Halloween. But if you ask me it was absolutely worth it. GO STAR WARS!