Video 8: Thermoplastics - To Use or Not to Use with EVA Foam
If you wanted more information or links to some of these products used in the video, here they are. None of the links affiliate links.
Places to Get These Thermoplastics (Non-Affiliate Links)
>EVA Foam Project/Pieces
>Safety Glasses: https://www.lowes.com/pd/3M-Virtua-Plastic-Safety-Glasses/1000033787
>Respirator/Dust Mask and Other Safety Needs
>Dremel 2050 Stylos + LINK
>Wagner Heat Gun LINK
Steps to Cover Foam Shapes:
1. Cut out Rough Shape
2. Heat Rough Shape Over top of pieces
You will see it start to flex - that is your moment.
3. Cover and press into Foam.
Steps to Add Details: 1. Cut out Detail or Strip 2. Heat Piece and attach one end. 3. Continue heating and attaching details to base.
TIP: Practice using your chosen Thermoplastic before working on your piece. It will help you work on your piece with less worry.
Let me know if you have questions or want more information. Happy Making!