Glider Plane

Skill Level: Beginner

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Supplies

  • FloraCraft® Foam:
  • Three - Sheets, ½”x12”x24”
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Dimensional Fabric Paint: Optional
  • Toothpicks

Tools

  • Design It:® Foam Cutter or Serrated Knife
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun and glue sticks
  • Paint Brushes: wide flat brush and detailing brush
  • Paper (for templates)
  • Black Marker
  • ½” Sequin Pins

Instructions

  1. Print and enlarge the templates to size needed.  Hint: You can use a photocopier to copy and enlarge templates.
  2. Pin the templates to the sheets of foam and trace with black marker: one body, two wings, two tail wings and one tail fin.
  3. Remove the templates and cut out the plane parts using the foam cutter.
  4. Use the scrap pieces of foam like a sanding block to “sand” the square edges of the foam parts smooth, making it look more authentic.
  5. Glue the parts together, inserting toothpicks between the parts for a more secure bond.
  6. Paint desired colors and let dry completely.

 

Templates glider

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