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Cheap Prescription Goggles
« on: March 11, 2017, 03:39:51 PM »
Anyone that wears glasses knows most protective goggles for lasers fit poorly over glasses.  This was my solution.

Start with a pair of sport sunglasses from Zenni: http://www.zennioptical.com/acetate-plastic-eyeglass-frames-701939.html
They have a number of pair that are just as ugly so I went for the camo.

You'll also need a pair of cheap laser goggles.

They come in three pieces that are easy to take apart. The main frame with the sunglass lenses, the foam cushion and the prescription eyeglasses.



Put some tape on the lens of the sunglasses and carefully press it into the corners so you can cut it out and get a pattern.



Disassemble the laser goggles.



Apply your patterns to the goggles.  They just barely fit.



Cut the goggles close to the pattern but don't finish them yet.
Pop the lenses out of the sport glasses.



Finish sanding bit at a time until the new lenses fit the sport frames.


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Re: Cheap Prescription Goggles
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2017, 05:27:26 PM »
I agree they're not ideal over glasses so this is a very creative solution.

Well executed too, nicely done.

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Re: Cheap Prescription Goggles
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2017, 07:45:38 PM »
Good job
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