Cutting Foam Core??????????

Decorating By abed Updated 21 Nov 2009 , 5:17pm by scionmom

abed Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:13pm
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What is the best way to cut foam core?

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Cakepro Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:22pm
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With a hot knife, available at Michael's and Hobby Lobby and various other craft stores.

http://www.walnuthollow.com/26035creativehotknife.aspx

-K8memphis Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:22pm
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I don't know the best way.

But I use a steak knife and then I sand off the edge.

cas17 Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:26pm
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Originally Posted by Cakepro

With a hot knife, available at Michael's and Hobby Lobby and various other craft stores.

http://www.walnuthollow.com/26035creativehotknife.aspx




ditto icon_biggrin.gif

dandelion56602 Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:28pm
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I wish, but my hobby Lobby does not carry the hot knives. Joanns here doesnt either

Cakepro Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:31pm
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Well thank goodness for Internet shopping then! LOL

Overstock.com ~ Walnut Hollow Hot Knife $ 15.89 plus $1 shipping. Link: http://www.overstock.com/Crafts-Sewing/Designed-for-Her-Creative-Hot-Knife/3665158/product.html?cid=123620&fp=F&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=11727612

shanasweets Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:38pm
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can you replace these blades with any xacto knife blade?

Cakepro Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 4:54pm
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No...the blades screw into the knife. You buy packages of replacement blades that fit the hot knife tool.

scionmom Posted 21 Nov 2009 , 5:17pm
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That is great to know! My DH has one that he has used once (one of those things he just HAD to have), that will now become mine!!! LOL

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