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    Hot Wire Foam Cutters (videos)

    A hot wire foam cutter is something that most people don't need - and perhaps have never even encountered - but if you can use one, nothing else will really do. In my own experience, they're primarily used by guys building fiberglass aircraft. The classic Rutan designs (VariEze, Long-EZ, et al.) were designed to utilize this tool and it has many other uses, too. Have a look…

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    It would be nice to have a handheld one and a fixed one. The light handheld ones are perfect for freehand shaping while the fixed ones suit well for more precise cutting.


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