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Our go-to materials for landscaping are polystyrene blocks and plaster bandage. Polystyrene can be bought from DIY stores or collected from packaging. Both are equally usable as the basis for a scenic landscape and can easily be cut with either a double-sided hand saw or, for a cleaner method, a hot wire foam cutter. The latter makes swift work of cutting through polystyrene without leaving a considerable amount of mess behind.

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