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Xintao Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 6:38 a.m. PST

I'm gearing up to play GW's new game Shadow War Armageddon. I saw on Facebook people making shipping pallets. I loved the idea so I gave it a go. Also my zombie games will use these.

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Cutting up some balsa wood strips.

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I love my hot glue gun.

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Top deck done.

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Now just make 12 more.

More pics and a detailed tutorial on my blog:
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To be honest a detailed tutorial might be overkill, but I saw people on FB asking so there you go. It's a very easy project, that adds great detail to any modern, or gritty sci-fi setting.

Cheers, Xin/Jeff

45thdiv Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 6:59 a.m. PST

Very cool. And you can stain them for age and dirt. Nice.

Terrement Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 7:39 a.m. PST

"To be honest a detailed tutorial might be overkill,"

To be honest, some of us folk need all the help we can get. Thanks!!

JJ

JimDuncanUK17 May 2017 11:25 a.m. PST

For those of us whose scratch building skills are a bit low then there is always pallets made by Warbases.

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war-bases.co.uk

A quick email to Martin would suffice to make up an order including a scale up if need be.

Oberlindes Sol LIC17 May 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

I agree with Terrement.

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 4:35 p.m. PST
Xintao Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 6:11 p.m. PST

I bought your pallets at Fall In. I can't find them. They are in my basement somewhere. LOL. Hopefully they'll show up sometime.

Joerg Bender Supporting Member of TMP18 May 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

As are mine :-)

Cambria562220 May 2017 7:25 a.m. PST

The laser-cut MDF pallets are OK but I think Xin's scratch-built ones look the best.

Personal logo Dances with Clydesdales Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2017 5:13 p.m. PST

I deal with 1:1 versions everyday. The scratch built ones look more realistic (nicked gashed, even broken boards etc.). The MDF ones are nice, but they need a bit of roughing up. Well done Xintao.

War Monkey20 May 2017 8:21 p.m. PST

I need to build some for my game terrain too!

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