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Make: Props and Costume Armor by Shawn Thorsson

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10 Build Your Own Vacuum Forming Machine

Step Up Your Game by Stepping Out of the Kitchen

The last chapter explained the minimalist approach to vacforming by using your kitchen oven and a vacuum cleaner. While that’s all well and good, eventually you’ll need something else. Maybe you’ll need a dedicated system that you can set up in your shed or garage that’s ready to go in a moment’s notice. Maybe the other people who eat foods prepared in your oven will complain about the subtle taste of melted plastics that permeates everything. Maybe you’ve burned down your house and want to spend the insurance settlement on better equipment for your hobbies.

Whatever the reason, just as a true Jedi master must build his own lightsaber, sooner or later ...

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