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Gatorfoam is a lightweight, rigid display board with a polystyrene core and white surface. The core is very dense and firm and the surface is a wood fiber veneer laminate impregnated with resin for water resistance.
Gatorfoam cuts cleanly with a knife, saw, or router. Choose Gatorfoam for your most durable displays, signage, and mounting surface.
Sheets measure 32" × 40" (81 cm × 102 cm).
Handling Charge — When ordering sheets of paper or board larger than 18” x 24” in quantities of less than 10, a $3.00 per order handling fee applies. Paper or boards may be assorted to reach the quantity of 10.
®Gatorfoam is a registered trademark.
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Much less expensive but not at all cheap
from San Jose, Ca.
Comments about Gatorfoam Board:
Affordable half inch foamboard is really hard to find, so I tried Gatorboard when I saw it on this site. I was pleasantly surprised. It's very rigid, yet cuts easily. It is also available in convenient smaller sizes so I didn't have to get a large board when I really only needed a smaller piece.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Excellent service. Excellent product.
from Provo, Utah
I am very impressed with the quality and excellent customer service that I received.
from Jefferson City, MO
Yes, I still stretch watercolor paper, even 300lb. Gator board is perfect for it. Dick Blick's price was almost half of what my local frame shop would order it for. I do like to support local small business, but at this price savings, I ordered it myself!
Lightweight, perfect size
from Washington, DC
This gator board is priced very nicely! It ships quickly and comes in a wonderful, safe package.
Great for watercolors
from Raleigh, NC
I am new at watercolor and have heard that gatorboard is a great alternative to stretching paper. Although the board does curl a bit, overall, the surface is sturdy.
I love to be able to move around with my water color work the Gator board is perfect! Light Weight and water resistant very easy to use
Just what I needed
from Southern Illinois
Great board to paint with watercolors on
from Davenport, FL
I use gatorboard as the backing for my watercolor painting and it holds up great. It can handle the large amounts of water and staples. I would recommend it to anyone interested in WC
The best support for my watercolor paintings
from Shreveport, LA
Gatorfoam is the best product to use as a watercolor paper support. It is very sturdy, repels water and it takes stapling very well. I would be at a loss without this product.
just what I needed.
from Aberdeen WA
It was easy to cut with a utility blade even a box cutter would do it. I was grateful they sent me samples, it was just what I was looking for, very light weight but having the strength to hold what I was mounting. It may have been some what costly when shipping was including but its worth it, Amazing too I looked on the internet Blick is the only one that stocks it retail.
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