In this video I’m experimenting with polyurethane foam (PU foam/expanding foam) to make a DIY hat block. Whilst I would always recommend buying a wooden hat block directly from a hat block maker, not everyone has the money to afford this when just starting out.
#millinery #hatmaking #hatblock
Tools & Materials
Mould to be copied Gaffer/duct tape Scissors Newspaper A release agent (I used Vaseline) Old rag Clingfilm (or not…?) Tape measure/rulers Safety goggles Facemask Disposable gloves 2 part liquid polyurethane foam Disposable containers (I used yoghurt pots) Stirring sticks Scales Craft knife
I like to shop around between all of these to see who has the best prices: