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menace 65 08-12-2011 02:00 PM

Trunk Upholstery
I was wondering when setting up a trunk for upholstery if that PCV FOAMBOARD would work the best,what thickness would be best to use? What glue would be the best if you have to glue a couple of panels together? How do you cut it?

DanTwoLakes 08-13-2011 08:34 AM

PVC foamboard will work fine. I use 3MM thickness, which is about 1/8". You will need a framework of some kind to support it.

You cut it with regular woodworking tools or with a utility knife.

It comes in 4' by 8' sheets, so you probably won't need to glue it, but if you do, crazy glue works well. I have also had good luck gluing it together with foam to foam contact adhesive like K-Grip or K-Spray.

menace 65 08-13-2011 09:41 AM

Trunk Upholstery
What do you generally use to make up the framework in the trunk?

DanTwoLakes 08-15-2011 12:07 PM

You can use plywood, metal, regular wood. Anything to hold the panels in the place you want them.

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