----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron Hopkins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 12:51 PM
Subject: cutting styrofoam
> i have lots of styrofoam and was thinking about using it to make
> sculpture with the fourth grade. is there a great way to cut this
> stuff...some of it is over four inches thick! and for that matter...how
> about keeping it together...just elmer's?
> appreciate any good suggestions!
There is a special cutter for styrofoam in the art catalogs. It's kinda like
a thin electrical wire unit. I use a cheap pumpkin carving blade I got in a
kit. Works good for me. In college sculpture we gave our styrofoam pieces a
quick spray with Clear Krylon and then quickly pushed parts together. Doris