DIY Underwater GoPro Dome

This year for my vacation I wanted to try something new with my GoPro, and thought about getting myself a dome for some great under-over water photographs. Planning our vacation and exploring photos of Rarotonga got me all excited thinking about the amazing photos I will be able to capture there.

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But when I started researching what is out there on the market of GoPro domes, I was both disappointed and shocked to see the prices of these things. To pay well over $100 for two pieces of plastic was not something I was willing to do. Not when I knew I could make it myself :).

So I went on eBay and ordered the spherical part of the dome. As soon as it arrived, I started measuring out the holes and everything to make the matching lid and preparing the file to cut on my CNC router.

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Preparing the file in Artcam. Holes match the spherical part, and middle section is cut out to fit my GoPro Hero 3+

You can view the entire process here:

I am more than happy with how this turned out, and at what price 🙂

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