1 sheet/pkg - measures 1/2" d x 12" w x 24" l (1.27 x 30.4 x 60.9 cm)
Learn how to make clean, precise cuts on SubTerrain white foam products. It heats instantly and leaves no mess. Use only special nichrome replacement wire. We recommend using the Foam Cutter on SubTerrain white foam only to avoid the emission of toxic fumes.
See how to use 1/4", 1/2", 1", 2", 3", and 4" Foam Sheets for layout and diorama bases, to create flat areas for towns, to build bridges and other structures and for other craft projects.
Watch how easy it is to make a tunnel using the SubTerrain Lightweight Layout System.
See a brief demonstration of the products available in the SubTerrain Lightweight Layout System and the advantages of using the foam System instead of plywood for a layout base.
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-Model making product. Not a toy! Not suitable for children under 14 years!
-Produit pour le modélisme. Pas un jouet! Pas adapté aux enfants de moins de 14 ans!
-Producto para modelismo. No es un juguete! No adecuado para niños menores de 14 años!
-Modellbauartikel. Kein Spielzeug! Nicht geeigent für Kinder unter 14!
Tunnels can be made in a variety of ways.
Ready Landforms are an easy way to add a tunnel. They are preformed, landscaped and ready to place on a layout. Available in HO and N scales and straight or curved designs.
Self-supporting Shaper Sheet is another easy way to add a tunnel. Form into tunnel shape and arrange over track. Cover in Shaper Sheet Plaster and add landscape materials. For added realism, paint underside of Shaper Sheet to resemble blasted rock.
Use 1/4" Foam Sheets or 1/4" Modeling Sheets to make tunnel walls and roof. Use No-News Paper or newspaper to add paper wads around the tunnel foundation to model terrain, and add a double layer of Plaster Cloth to form a hard shell.
Use the Tunnel Liner Form to mold tunnel sections from Lightweight Hydrocal, Shaper Sheet Plaster or Super Strength Plaster. Connect sections together with Plaster Cloth to form desired length of tunnel.
Click here to view a video about making a tunnel.
Yes, they can be carved with a Hot Wire Foam Cutter, Foam Knife or other hobby knife.
Click here to view a video about Foam Sheets.
We wanted a foam product that was lightweight and easy to use. You can cut SubTerrain quickly and neatly, it will not crumble or fall apart, and working with SubTerrain high-density foam rquires no previous modeling experience. When cut with a Hot Wire Foam Cutter, it does not emit toxic fumes.
Yes. SubTerrain foam products are made from unique, high-density foam and will not crumble or fall apart.
You can add a switchback (or extreme incline) to your layout following the same techniques used to model a SubTerrain track area. Start by constructing an incline base with a 1 " Foam Sheet. Construct the support with 1/2 " Foam Sheet and add 1/2 " incline pieces for the track. Fill the contours with newspaper wads, cover with Plaster Cloth and apply terrain products as usual.