Really cheap foam cutter

I found this on the internet:PVC Professional Foam Cutter Electric Foam Polystyrene Cutting Machine Portable Styrofoam Cutting Tools 1X|Die-Cut Machines| - AliExpress
Dirt cheap and probably crappy, but shows how easy it is to make a better one for a few bucks more.
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Never seen a battery operated one before. That might not be a plus. But you could probably use a old laptop charger to convert it over.

I think everything from China runs on batteries! :sweat_smile:
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I think this is coming from Russia and it must be really small in relation to the D batteries that power it.

Personally, I wouldnโ€™t buy it! The cutting arm doesnโ€™t look very solidly attached, and as a result, the hot wire has some slack in it. You would probably get very bad and inaccurate cuts resulting in the whole cutter being thrown against the wall! :pouting_cat: But the schematic is fairly simple, and shows how a better one could be constructed. :thinking: As a matter of fact, I Googled foam cutters and found some how-toโ€™s on UTube.
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You can build one yourself :slight_smile: