This is a cool project you can do with a vacuum former and a few milk bottles,

I will make an Instructable on how to make a former but for now look at others there are some great ones,

you can checkout how to make this with free plans here

http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Easy-Vacu...

Step 1: Gather your quipment

CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles

I have here a ;

  • Home made vacuum former
  • heat gun
  • toy figure(I got mine from Mc Donalds)
  • And a vacuum

    Step 2: Making stuff..

    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles
    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles

    Plastic from the bottle is then stapled onto a frame.

    Step 3: Vacuum forming..

    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles
    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles
    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles
    CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles

    The frame is then pressed when hot from the heat gun and the vacuum is turned on ,the plastic gets pulled around and sucked down creating an object from the mould.

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