CUTTING MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS?

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  1. colyboy

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    Thinking of buying an memory foam double size mattress which is 20cm deep. This will have to be cut to shape to fit our "French" bed. Has any one had a go at this? If so what advise can you offer?

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  2. Southampton

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    We cut our one at home from super king down to king. No problem just used a good Stanley knife.
     
  3. Bartyfixedit

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    Contact Ace Foam and see what they will charge to supply the whole thing ready cut. You just send them a paper template.

    http://www.acefoam.co.uk/
     
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  4. Forestboy

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    Cut ours using a big sharp kitchen knife
    Very dense so cuts easy.
     
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    Electric carving knife
     
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    I used my chicken scissors, measure twice, cut once.
     
  7. jollyrodger

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    Just did this on a m/f topper as already said electric carving knife easy
     
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    not much point, being memory foam it will take up original size and shape, hee hee
     
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  9. davejen

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    We cut ours with a bread knife, no probs
    Cheers Dave
     
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    another vote for leccy carving knife (y)
    terry
     
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    Electric carving knife, easy peasy
     
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    Your memory foam mattress will never forget that you cut it, and one day it will seek revenge..
     
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  13. colyboy

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    As expected from the "funsters" loads of help. Thank you.

    colyboy
     
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    Have forgotten how :rolleyes:
     
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    Did ours yesterday with a bread knife.Oh such comfort !!
     
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    Kitchen sissors but ours just a topper so not very thick.
     
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    Use a " James Bond laser " Great finish. Quote ; Do I expect you to talk ? No I expect you to die.
    Phil
     
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    I used a bread knife. Made a pigs ear of it, still with a mattress protector on you can't see it.
     
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