Foam cutter is one of the great tools which help us to cut the foam according to your favorite design. With the help of a foam cutter, you can make a variety of toys for your kids. So, today in this article, we will learn and understand how to make a foam cutter. We will make this tool very easy.
Gathering the supplies is always the initial step before building any project. So, let us now look towards the supplies required to make a foam cutter.
- 9V Battery
- Popsicle sticks
- Glue gun
Steps To Make A Foam Cutter
Step 1: Apply glue in the middle of the battery.
Step 2: Stick one popsicle stick on the battery
Sticking the Popsicle Stick at Top
Step 3: Chop down one side of the popsicle stick.
Cutting the Additional Popsicle Stick
Step 4: Repeat the same process and stick the popsicle stick at the bottom side of the battery.
Sticking the Popsicle Stick at Bottom
Step 5: Take a small switch and attach it on top of the battery, as shown below.
Attaching the Switch
Step 6: Attach one end of the wire on the battery and keep the remaining end open on the popsicle sticks. Repeat the same process for the bottom popsicle stick and stick it with the tape.
Connecting the Wires
Step 7: Now, the next step is to open the spring and tie it towards both ends of popsicle sticks.
Attaching the Spring
Step 8: Now, just simply press the switch and start cutting the foam.
Things To Remember
- You need to make sure that all the connections are fixed appropriately.
- Secondly, make sure that the wires are stitched tightly on the popsicle sticks.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.