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Carving foam, also known as foam blocks or foam board, is a type of foam material that can be easily cut and shaped into various designs and forms. It is commonly used in sculpting, modeling, and prototyping.

There are different types of carving foam available in the market, including expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), extruded polystyrene foam (XPS), and polyurethane foam (PU). Each type has its own characteristics and properties, so it’s important to choose the right type of foam for your project.

To carve foam, you will need a variety of tools, such as hot wire cutters, knives, saws, rasps, and sandpaper. Hot wire cutters are especially useful for shaping foam blocks quickly and precisely, as they can cut through the foam without creating dust or debris.

When carving foam, it’s important to wear protective gear such as gloves, goggles, and a mask, as the foam dust can be harmful if inhaled. It’s also a good idea to work in a well-ventilated area.

Overall, carving foam is a versatile and easy-to-use material that can be used for a variety of creative projects.

Styrofoam is a good material for carving with. it can be shaped with a hot wire tool, knife, saw, file or sand paper.

 The skull image below was cut out of a styrofoam block, coated in jesmonite, then painted with a pigmented acrylic resin.  The skull was used for an exterior shop sign The 3D Skull was made from styrofoam, it was 600mm high, 100mm thick, coated with a  pigmented acrylic resin, with red matt eyes and  white painted face . The skull was lightweight because it was made of styrofoam It was coated in casting resin to make it stronger. Care must be taken when handling. Once in position on the shop sign it will last for years.

Probably not the Largest Tablet In The World.

Made from ST grade polystyrene coated in a water based resin and painted with a Dulux vinyl matt emulsion. the capsule was part of a display used at an exhibition.