Where is everyone sourcing their foam?
I'm on the east coast of the U.S. From where is everyone sourcing their various foam needs? (Seeking a resource that's closer to me than the west coast, if that fantasy is even remotely attainable.)
Our friend Steve Warner is a creature teacher at University of Virginia and they get large project support from
For small quantities, he purchases everything on Amazon. It really depends on how much you'll need and whether or not you’ll need it delivered.
We also suggest that you look for local upholstery stores for upholstery foam and packaging/shipping materials companies will also have scrap foams they may be willing to give away or sell.
Here's one of the most popular foam resources in Los Angeles:
. If you can find a local company that specializes in the same sort of packaging protection, you'll be in business!
My local Walmart has rolls of 1 inch thicj foam called project foam and squares of 2 inch thick foam.
I know of ppl who purchased here, they re in Michigan
this is a small business in Virginia, they look like they can help
I would second Foam Factory (the foam by mail site mentioned previously)
I live in Canada and have had trouble finding options here, my order from them was shipped free from the US, it was fast, accurate and good material.