Electric carving knife + router table = DIY upholstery foam saw

Furniture & Lighting Technology

And quite an effective one, too, judging by this video from YouTuber Designbyg. Rain Noe, who brought us last week’s build-your-own-couch post, compares it favorably to a $200 professional upholstery foam saw.


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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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