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#1 Albion Hockney

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 02:21 PM

Was curious if anyone had a to-do on making one. 

 

Where can I buy foam core of a good thickness and where can I buy the dimpled foil for the shinny side? 


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#2 Stuart Brereton

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 02:32 PM

Home Depot sells beadboard in a variety of thicknesses and sizes. It's in the Insulation section. Filmtools also sell it.


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#3 Edward Lawrence Conley III

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 02:32 PM

Home Depot/Lowes.

 

Insulfoam board will have a softish silver on one side then gaff tape a piece of Foamcore to it to make it ridged.

 

Silver/White breadboard now has a hard silver face.

 

You can buy a roll of Lee/Rosco Silver or Gold  and spray glue it to whatever board you want also.

 

http://www.leefilter...l#273&filter=tf


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#4 JD Hartman

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 03:10 PM

Fold Black paper tape over the edges of the foam to keep the loose styro bits from spreading all over.  Makes for a nice finished look. 


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#5 Albion Hockney

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 04:20 PM

Ah thanks, didn't know it was just insulation! 


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 05:24 PM

The Best way I have found is to start by wrapping the 2 sheets when they are 4x8 as one unit using White gaffers tape or White Duct tape.  Then using either a Skilsaw with a straight edge or a table saw Cut the individual sizes as needed.  Finishing their edges with either tapes of you choosing.  The saw makes  for a really nice clean edge look.  

 

For nice durability use 1/2" Gator board in place of the foam core. 


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