Foam Brick Walls – Cutting the Walls

Foam Brick Walls – Cutting the Walls

I’m incredibly lucky to have a Mum who bought a new Brother Scanncut and gave me her old one!  I’ve been looking for a way to do individual brick walls in both O and HO scale.  I’ve also been watching a lot of cosplay videos and I love what they achieve with EVA foam.  This combines both for an easy to use technique to produce bespoke walls.

After designing the walls in Inkscape (a free 2D CAD programme), I combined cheap craft foam (which is EVA) with the Brother Scanncut and a heat gun and am really pleased how the walls came out.

You will also need the relevant software for you cutting machine – I have a Brother ScanNCut and you can either work online at:  https://canvasworkspace.brother.com/en or download a programme to your computer.  I’m using the downloaded software on my Mac.

If you are interested in learning more about EVA foam and how cosplayers use it then check out these videos and others by the creators:


The Final Result


Materials

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2 Comments:

  1. Fabulous as usual, Kathy.
    But this guy thinks I would use the stuff made of plastic. Plastruct or Evergreen.

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