Originally Posted by dabiddabird
I use a foam mat called best step anti fatigue mat. It works well. You can get it at sears, pepboys, and sometimes Wal-Mart.
Why rubber mat? I've seen various other methods of armor making - craft foam w/ papier mache, craft foam w/ styrene, wonderflex, cardboard - but haven't heard of using antifatigue mats. Is it cheaper/more durable/both? What are the advantages and disadvantages?