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Bill shows you how to quickly make a vacuum forming machine from cheap hardware store supplies.

Learn how to make your own vacuum forming machine and use the process for Styrene plastic props, cosplay armor, and PETG visors in our collection of videos.

Build your own vacuum forming machine to make Storm Trooper Armor and other shaped plastic components.

Build your own vacuum forming machine to make Storm Trooper Armor and other shaped plastic components.

Vacuum forming isn't as sexy as 3-D printing, but it is much more versatile. The process involves heating a thin sheet of plastic and pulling it tight around an object with a vacuum. The waffle iron-like machine can be used to make shells for RC cars, molds for decorative chocolates, and much more. Parts are produced in minutes, the plastic sheeting material it uses is cheap, and it doesn't require any arcane software. Win.

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Vacuum forming isn't as sexy as 3-D printing, but it is much more versatile. The process involves heating a thin sheet of plastic and pulling it tight around an object with a vacuum. The waffle iron-like machine can be used to make shells for RC cars, molds for decorative chocolates, and much more. Parts are produced in minutes, the plastic sheeting material it uses is cheap, and it doesn't require any arcane software. Win.

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XRobots - How to build a vacuum forming machine including my easy heating solution

My first vacuum former I built off an instructable which address I will include.  It did work but it was rather cumbersome and the weatherst...

Amalgamized: DIY Vacuum Former for Thermoformed Plastic in Your Home Shop

Quick n dirty DIY vacuum former. Instructables

CHEAP Vacuum Forming With Plastic Bottles

This is a cool project you can do with a vacuum former and a few milk bottles,I will make an Instructable on how to make a former but for now look at others there.

I finally found out how to create those plastic molds for casting soap, candy, resin and such.    12"x12" Hobby Vacuum Former - Make Your Own Thermoform Plastic Prototypes, Clamshell Packaging, Custom Molds, Scale Model Parts, and Movie P...

Hobby Vacuum Former - Make Your Own Thermoform Plastic Prototypes, Clamshell Packaging, Custom Molds, Scale Model Parts, and Movie Props - WidgetWorks Unlimited

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