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[title] Gather mask materials
[* black] Gather the supplies you need to construct the mask:
[* red] Two '''6" x 9" sheets of non-woven interface material'''. These give the mask structure and provide additional filtering of particles.
[* orange] Two '''6" x 9" sheets of high thread-count cotton fabric'''. I used an old pillowcase and bleached it first.
[* yellow] Two '''12" long pipe cleaners'''. Four 6" long pipe cleaners will work too.
[* icon_note] I betsuspect that aluminum armature wire would also work well here. Pipe cleaners provide padding and are easy to find.
[* icon_note] I betsuspect that aluminum armature wire would also work well here. Pipe cleaners provide padding and are easy to find.
[* green] Two '''12" long pieces of 1/4" wide woven elastic band'''. Slightly thicker elastic band should also be fine.
[* icon_note] I think non-elastic straps are annoying for this kind of mask, but you can use them if you don't have any elastic. You need to make them long enough to be able to be tied, so I'd recommend starting with at least 20" for each individual strap.