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Making Terrain With A Styrofoam Cutter

In the last podcast you heard me mention the use of a styrofoam cutter so I thought I’d write up a little tutorial on how to do that.  I dug around my house and found a few scrap pieces of foam and decided to build a quick modular hill.   I gathered some foam, the cutter, flock grass, white glue and some grey primer.





Using the cutter I went around the foam pieces and held the wire at a 45 degree angle.  As I was cutting I moved the wire in random up and down movements until I cut out the entire piece to give the hill a nice rocky look.  I did the same thing for the rest of the foam pieces.  You may want to stack the foam pieces a few times and cut them again to make sure they look good stacked on top of one another.

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