Questions tagged [foam]

For questions about the creation, uses, cutting, gluing of different types of foam. Foam can be floral foam, Styrofoam, spray foams and more. If the question is about a specific foam, such as Styrofoam, use that tag as well.

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Casting foam inlay for briefcases

I would like to create a foam holder for my stuff to be placed in a briefcase kind of like this The shaped of the object is fairly complex with lots of curves, and simply cutting a straight through ...
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Alternative for wickes PVA glue in america

I was watching a tutorial on youtube for getting a plastic finish with smooth on's 65D plastic and Wickes PVA glue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDwQg6CX25A (5:40 roughly) I can get the smooth on ...
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How to cut a small cylinder out of a chunk of foam with some precision

I have a parallelogram shaped chunk of foam, the kind of foam you find in headphone ear pads. Let's say it's 50mm long on both sides and 5mm thick. What is the best way to cut 5mm long, 2mm diameter ...
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Make foam rubber case

I am interested in how I might go about making a neoprene (closed cell) foam rubber case for a clock. The clock looks like this: The clock is about 10 inches wide at the longest dimension. I know ...
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Modding lens cap on camera? [closed]

After i installed a filter adapter and a filter on my fuji x70 camera, the lens part is now longer so the lens cap no longer hold itself on the camera. Please refer to the picture, there is a lens ...
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Are there certain types of foams I should not be cutting?

There are so many types of foam and of as many different chemical compositions. Not that this should be taken as standard but the wiki for hot wire cutter has this for the first sentence: A hot-...