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How to Make a Larger Vacuum Former

How to Make a Larger Vacuum Former

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  1. This Juicymess

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Nice

  2. ProXicT

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Instead of the binding clips you could glue magnetic strips on both sides of the metal frame. It would look much better and I think it would work much better as well! 🙂

  3. Vanessa und Max Hartmann

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    good video

  4. Kim Huff

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    I'm not sure I understand why someone would want this? Can you explain why you would want this plastic around an object?

  5. Wolf Pack

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    I made one for my dad and I’m 11

  6. Michael Hursh

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    what thickness of plastic and types of plastics have you used

  7. k c

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Kydex holsters!!!

  8. David Marr

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    I built a small one using pegboard and it does ok, I look forward to making one like yours. Nice job!

  9. Pete's Bunker Handicrafts

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Tools storage drawer inserts: I'd use it to make moulds of tool shapes, than those moulds can be glued upside down to the board with added walls all around. Then we can fill it up with expansion foam, which after setting up and removing moulds would create a drawer insert for storing tools. 🙂

  10. Wildman Tech

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    One thing that occurred to me as I watched was that if you put handle tabs on both frames, the handles could be the clamping mechanism instead of the binder clips.

  11. Gerald Carandang

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Ill be suprised if you vacuumed thanos infinity gauntlet.

  12. MatchstalkMan

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Draw angles are important as well.

  13. MatchstalkMan

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    “Don’t go watch that video…”

    <waves red rag to a bull>

  14. Adam

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    As an electrician I cringe when I see DIY's mod electrical devices. While watching this vid, I…cringed, but thankfully you follow it immediately with words of caution and WHY to be cautious. Thank you very much for keeping viewers informed and safe!

    I really liked this project. For nothing more that a "cool factor", add a limit switch to the upper portion of the form that turns the vacuum on when you release the frame from the magnets 🙂

  15. Andrew Frink

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    I'm pretty sure AvE sorted out that the shield will still block all the harmful UV (or was it IR?) light even if it doesn't darken. So sun glasses + broken auto welding helmet and your all set.

  16. Alex Snaidero

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    DEALOREAN!!!

  17. Lord RW

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    a heater placed like this should not be left unattended, heat travels "up" and keep in it in this direction will cause to much heat where it shouldnt be that hot and is a fire hazard, however keeping it superviced and not having it on for long periods of time it shouldn't be a problem.

  18. Vlad gamer D

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Build a shed or a tree house

  19. Bård Lindqvist

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Have you thought about using the machine for blowing shapes too? I have made plastic domes this way; by placing a steel sheet with a hole in it on the vacuum surface, pulling the plastic over and – instead of using vacuum – using air to blow the plastic into shape. Might work if you use the air gun from your compressor instead of the shop vac. I used this tecnique to make two different size domes that could be used to cast a bowl/planter. By the way – I often resort to using my heat gun to soften the plastic. Could be a solution if you need to use the entire surface of your new machine.

  20. Srini Aero

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    The binder clips seem to be the biggest issue, use smaller clips that are only on the top

  21. Henry Hagey

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Cool

  22. Данил Ходячих

    June 13, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Hi, how is your case for the Apple Watch?

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