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Home > Our scenery as we make it - SSWG

SSWG

Southend & Shoeburyness Wargames Group


The Warlord, 28mm Saga Scenery


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8 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2014
Album viewed 44 times

The Privateer 28mm scale


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How we built the Privateer, from the beginning, with details, discriptions, and techinques etc.

45 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 868 times

Medieval Kogge 28mm


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13 files, last one added on Nov 28, 2010
Album viewed 141 times

28mm Seige Towers


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How to build seige towers, follow the pictures, with some helpful tips.

10 files, last one added on Nov 28, 2010
Album viewed 41 times

28mm Trebuchets


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These are working models to scale, for the Northern Crusade period of the Medieval Age.

5 files, last one added on Dec 01, 2010
Album viewed 1734 times

Timber framed houses ECW and later.


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Our construction techinques for building houses from this period.

6 files, last one added on Nov 28, 2010
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Carribean Houses for Isla Negra


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8 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
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The making of Los Isla Negra.


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An album dedicated to the making of the Harbour Fortress, Newfort on the cliffs above the lagoon, and the scenery boards.
The house construction details are in Caribbean houses album.

26 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
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Ragnit, the terrain boards.


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16 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2010
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Ragnit, Log and plank timber houses.


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9 files, last one added on Nov 28, 2010
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Ragnit, The Log Fortress.


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16 files, last one added on Dec 01, 2010
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New Summer Rolling Terrain Boards


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First stage pictures of the new terrain boards.

22 files, last one added on Nov 08, 2011
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15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - Our scenery as we make it
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Strip wood the planking on the ship sides.29 viewsSame techinque slowly glue the veneer to the sides to show planking, also carved the rear cabin windows out of balsa and thin ply with a coping saw.
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Hatches etc.28 viewsMade individually from plasticard, then glued with super glue into position.
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Planking using strip wood.27 viewsCut veneer into planking using a knife into 5mm strips, then glue. Miliput is used to make the metal work parts on the rudder etc.
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We start by making a box.40 viewsUsing foam card, which comes in various thicknesses, we create the shape of the building, marking out windows and doors etc. Glued together with a contact adhesive like Evostik.
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Window.23 viewsSame technique on the windows.
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5. Paint with a dark brown/ black.29 viewsLiberally cover all the textured areas, with the water colour dark brown/ black paint.
Then dry brush lighter with shades of buff and beige.
High light with cream, or a bleached bone shade.
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6. Flock41 viewsSpray areas with a clear lacquer and drop in the flock, turn boards on side to retrive unstuck flock and continue till all the boards are flocked.
Then spray purity seal, at the board, dropping a coat of fine flock as you go, this gives a lush look to the grass.
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Log effect.25 viewsTo get the log effect we smeared the tile adhesive on to the side of the section. Gently smoothed with apaintbrush and a little water. The dragged a shaped utensil through the adhesive to gain the shape. Remembering to plough alternate lines where sections meet.

Last additions - Our scenery as we make it
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The Ramp.36 viewsBuilt up, the ramp to the keep is added. Again it is covered in mesh for strength.Feb 13, 2014
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Finished except for the flocking.37 viewsThis board is now waiting for the flocking, which all boards will all be done together.Feb 13, 2014
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Coast board.35 viewsHere is the whole panarama, with the headland in view.Feb 13, 2014
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First view of the coast board.37 viewsThis is the first look at the coast board, here the terrain has been completed, and we shall show you our techniques later in the gallery.Feb 13, 2014
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Hills, or the higher ground.27 viewsThis shows how the hills are fixed to the board, with the same covering of mesh over the joints.
This also smooths in the terrain not leaving sharp edges to the various contours.
Feb 13, 2014
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Closer look at the mesh.35 viewsHere we have a closer look at the mesh, and how it covers the joint.Feb 13, 2014
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Meshing.36 viewsWe then mesh over all the joints to make the terrain stronger, so as not to end up with cracks around the seems.
This is then treated with PVA and then a second coat, a mix of PVA and filler, so as to fill the mesh.
Feb 13, 2014
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Scenery Board.37 viewsAfter making the board we then sculpture the plywood, to create the coast.
Then by adding foam board we then create the higher ground. This is glued down with PVA then stapled till dry or set.
Feb 13, 2014