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Foam core cutting guidelines
An article showing how to prepare to cut wing cores with minimum chance of messing up. From the author of compufoil airfoil software.
CNC Foam-cutting Services
Service for cutting wing cores from templates or coordinates.
Tekoa foam cutting machines
Tekoa offers a range of foamcutters, from hand foam cutting bows,gravity driven foamcutters to CNC foamcutters. Not cheap, but worth a look.
FOAM CUTTER PLANS AND INSTRUCTION
EPP Foam Cutter Plans and instructions on cutting foam. A very detailed write-up.
Lead Sled Alley - December 2002 - RC Groups
A simple foam cutter. This type of cutter may not be as elegant as the off-the-shelf systems, but it is very simple and affordable.
Homemade foam cutters
Thread with lots of homemade foam cutter links and advice
Hot wire foam cutter
Cheap ($30 -) and easy to build hot wire foam cutter made from commonly available parts. Cuts styrofoam for surfboards, model plane wings, sculpture, ...
Building a Hot Wire Foam Cutter
Upright foam cutter photo tutorial. This cutter operates like a scroll saw.
Make your own hotwire foam cutter
A scrollsaw-like foam cutter.