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Dale Hurtt11 Dec 2016 7:01 p.m. PST

These guys were fun to make. Seven wooden and plastic beads, a piece of mini-dowel, and some acrylic dimensional paint. Adding the peaks to the front and back of the helmet really helps define the shape of it. I did not even need to paint any shadow.

They are part of my growing Seven Weeks' War armies using Neil Thomas' "Wargaming Nineteenth Century Europe 18151878" rules.





Allen5711 Dec 2016 8:48 p.m. PST

Dale, those are charming. Not sure that is a word wargamers like applied to their figures but that is the way I see them. I cant see myself doing that but it is more an issue of time and my painting ability than anything. Well done sir.

Dale Hurtt11 Dec 2016 9:01 p.m. PST

I made many of these while stuck in a hotel on a business trip with a hot glue gun and beads. You would be surprised at how little time they take and the cost is pennies per figure.

A lot of people call them charming, and I am okay with that. thumbs up

Might I suggest this article on Why Craft Your Own Miniatures on my blog: link

Eye candy as a temptation:


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