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Making and using a hot-wire tool to carve realistic roadbeds in extruded Styrofoam insulation.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1994 (v.61#6) pg. 82

Tip on cutting plastic foam using a knife blade heated with a soldering gun.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #77 Mar 1994 (v.13#5) pg. 8

Using a router table to cut PVC foam ribs. A Masonite template is attached to the foam and a simple guide pin traces the outline as the foam is fed into the router bit.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1991 (v.40#3) pg. 67

Electrical schematic for building a hotwire tool for cutting foam cores for various aircraft components. Two different style wire-holders are pictured.
SPORT AVIATION Jul 1994 (v.43#7) pg. 97

Tip on modifying a heavy-duty electrical soldering gun for use in shaping (or removing) Styrofoam.
SPORT AVIATION Jun 1997 (v.46#6) pg. 104