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wrgmr127 Feb 2017 5:24 p.m. PST

Phase 2 is completed, phase 3 is started.

The sand was applied and an initial coat of dark brown latex paint applied.



Then a heavy dry brush applied to the dark brown, with a lighter brown, as you can see. Also painted corrugated to simulate the iron used to support the walls.



Also matchsticks cut to size and glued to the trench floor as well as a wood veneer glued to the side. Support posts will be added as well for both types of wall.







Comments and thoughts are welcome.

pmwalt Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 5:54 p.m. PST

What scale? Impressive build

wrgmr127 Feb 2017 6:00 p.m. PST

25/28 mm. Table will be 6'x8'.

dmebust Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 7:06 p.m. PST

Thomas thank you for another update on the latest White Rock Gamers project. Looking forward to seeing in person.

VicCina Supporting Member of TMP28 Feb 2017 7:42 a.m. PST

I've already pre-registered for this game at Enfilade!!!

KSmyth28 Feb 2017 12:55 p.m. PST

Oooh Thomas, this looks very cool. Another tour de force for the White Rock gamers.

wrgmr128 Feb 2017 3:55 p.m. PST

Thanks David, Vic and Kevin.
Glad you signed up for the game Vic!
The plan is to have it ready for Trumpeter Salute at the end of March. Hopefully enough time for a play test as well.

NKL AeroTom28 Feb 2017 10:03 p.m. PST

The corrugated iron looks amazing, nice work!

Those are some ankle-breaking duckboards though, the gaps shouldn't be large enough for someones foot to fit inside. Needs more board and less gap.

Putting an additional thin board between each other board should solve the problem, although Its only minor and once painted up it will still look great I'm sure

wrgmr128 Feb 2017 10:25 p.m. PST

Thanks for the feedback NKL.
The duckboards are more for representation than actual boards. They will all be painted brown with a lighter dry brush. Our figure bases are 45x45mm with 2 figures. So I think it will look ok. I have 12 boards 2'x2' to do, that's a lot of duck boards! They also had plain wide boards laid down as well which I will use in places.

Vimy Ridge01 Mar 2017 5:54 a.m. PST

Excellent work!

wrgmr108 Mar 2017 7:28 p.m. PST

Thanks Shawn, that means a lot coming from you.

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