How To: Make Splinter Cell Goggles

Make Splinter Cell Goggles

These goggles are great for a stage prop, cosplay, Halloween, or any videos you may make! They're made to look like Sam Fisher's tridents from the game series Splinter Cell.


  • Goggles (any will do... ski goggles, swim goggles, safety goggles, etc.)
  • Glue
  • PVC (1¼-inch)
  • Black paint
  • LED book lights (3)
  • Electrical tape
  • Small switch
  • Time!


Put your PVC pipe flat against the goggles so they're at an odd angle. Using a straight edge, mark a line on the PVC pipe. Cut, then glue the pipes onto the goggles. Paint everything black. Take apart the LED lights and wire them all together and to the switch (a simple circut). Tape the lights into the goggles and flick the switch on! I taped them in because if the batteries die, you can easily change them. To change the color of the lights, simply put tape over the light with your desired color.

Watch the video for full, detailed instructions.

I originally made this video over a year ago, and at the time, it was the only video of its kind. So, if you see a video that looks like this, either great minds think alike or they copied my video from way back then, not the other way around.


  • These goggles do not actually allow you to see in the dark!

If you like this tutorial, but think something might work better, then please do it your way! Half the fun of making these is figuring out different ways of making them work. This article is mostly a guideline to give viewers ideas on how to build your own pair. Hope it helps. Good luck with your goggles and may you stay in the shadows (haha).

Did you make these goggles using this tutorial? Have any questions? Then, please post responses and links in the comment section below, or email me at

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