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What to cut large pieces of foam with...

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I am trying to come up with an easy way (no soldier guns or soldier gun hacks please) to cut a piece of foam that is 2 feet by 2 feet wide and 6 foot long.

I am thinking of using a electric knife since the hot knife I bought melts better than it cuts and I am terrified of 800 degree devices such as a soldiering gun.

I would really like to buy something and not have to create it. Sadly, no hobby supply stores around here either.

Any thoughts???
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First of all, who's your supplier?? I'd love to get my hands on a 2x2x6 foot piece of foam!!

Anyway, Hot Wire Foam Factory makes a tool that is essentially a hot blade. It is about eight inches long, so if you go all the way around the outside of your foam block, I figure that's still going to leave you about eight inches in the middle uncut. use a regular wood saw to get in there and cut that final core piece. Hot Wire has a website...
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