I tried this with a camping mat back oh.... last winter or so, when I was making the Giant Martian Coasters for Origins '07.
The camping mat was way too wimpy - did not stand up at all, did not hold together. The "floor foam" (which I'm assuming you mean the stuff that is put on the floor to give you a bit of squishy comfort instead of having to stand on concrete) did not work either - way too thick.
your mileage may vary, but I couldn't make it work.
Tamara, are you anywhere near where someone already has a set and can loan it to you for November?
David Artman <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Christopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
> On this note, has anyone ever tried to make giant 'mids out of foam?
I had this idea a while ago, but haven't pursued it beyond thinking
* Use flat floor foam or camping mat foam (latter is much cheaper).
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