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Basic vacuum forming 18 Oct 2009 09:12 #1

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Re:Basic vacuum forming 29 Dec 2009 11:34 #2

thanks for this tutorial per olav!

is your vacu forming machine homemade or purchased?
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Re:Basic vacuum forming 29 Dec 2009 12:10 #3

Hello Laura

Its home made using pine wood and MDF plates.

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Basic vacuum forming 12 Oct 2010 21:07 #4

Hello

Have started on a new project in 1/25 scale and was thinking to involve a lot of different techniques.

First out is vacum forming, a cool technique if you want to make styrene copies of relative simple shaped objects. I made my vacum forming machine out of different wood materials and some parts from an old vacum cleaner.

First you have to make a plug or the pattern for your object. I made this one out of balsa wood. The shape was cut out using a saw and sanded to wanted shape, can you guess what´s it gonna be?

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