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Personal logo Brian Smaller Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 4:58 p.m. PST

A reprint of an older article that first appeared on the Kapiti Fusiliers website. That site is now sadly defunct.

Just a tutorial on making 28mm buildings that look like the Conflix buildings that are commercially available.

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Blog post

link

War In 15MM21 Jan 2013 5:19 p.m. PST

Very nice stuff! Richard

14Bore21 Jan 2013 5:29 p.m. PST

Could you do one in 15mm and show us? :) (you 28mm guys get all the cool stuff)

Personal logo Brian Smaller Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 5:41 p.m. PST

@14Bore – just scale it down. I imagine it would look the same :)

45thdiv Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 5:50 p.m. PST

That came out great. Looking at the foam you used, what thickness did you use? The photo above looks like 1 inch stuff, but the building photo looks like it is a thicker piece. I did not notice any seams.

I have only stumbled across one large size of foam, but that was at an nous trial construction site.

Matthew

Personal logo Brian Smaller Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 5:59 p.m. PST

The foam was either 25 or 30 mm. The seams are there – just hidden under wooden beams.

14Bore21 Jan 2013 6:04 p.m. PST

I do love it, but you PAID what for the foam?
45thdiv@ you could cut it in half especially if working in small pieces

Personal logo Brian Smaller Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2013 6:21 p.m. PST

I thought I had a photo of the bottom. It is made from several complete pieces (it is not hollow). I will take a photo at some stage and update.

In New Zealand dollars the foam was less than thirty dollars (New Zealand pesos) for a 1.2x.6 metre sheet. I guess I used about a buck's worth for the two houses I made. I have no idea what you would pay in your neck of the woods.

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian22 Jan 2013 3:24 a.m. PST

Great link.

Thank you for posting it.

Tony

14Bore22 Jan 2013 4:42 p.m. PST

Stopped by Home Depot to get a few small tools I need and had to check out the foam. A " 2'x8' goes for less than $8 USD, a 1 " 2'x8' goes for $16 USD

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