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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 5:29 a.m. PST

the BBC suggests 6 uses for Pringles packets :

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39958705

Somehow they missed out "make terrain for WH40K"

evil grin

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 5:57 a.m. PST

dice towers is the correct use sage for spent pringles cans

Giles the Zog19 May 2017 6:17 a.m. PST

link

been doing this for years.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 6:27 a.m. PST

I was going to cut them down into African huts. Silly BBC guy.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 8:18 a.m. PST

All well and good gentlemen, but what are you going to do with all those Pringles--eat them??

Wackmole, I've thought of tubular dice towers--though not at the price of having to eat Pringles--but I keep thinking of elliptical baffles. Is there an easy solution I'm missing?

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 8:39 a.m. PST

Robert

Just make a spiral master for the holes. Drill throught both sides of the tube. Then stick glued toothpick in the holes. After it drys cut the tooth picks flush to the tube. Cut a hole at the bottom and you have a dice tower.

African Huts are best made from old tape rolls.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 12:48 p.m. PST

@Giles nice models.

14+ years for the ruined castle that's a good pace. I'd hate to put a date to my oldest unfinished project.

phssthpok19 May 2017 6:47 p.m. PST

I use the metal base discs for bases to trees, asteroids, air bursts, etc. Different sizes from different products not just Pringles.

Giles the Zog20 May 2017 5:49 a.m. PST

@20thMaine

Its not a hectic pace to say the least. ;-)

that said, I have finally got some dolls' house flooring I like to start the process off, of finishing this piece as I really would like to sue it for Frostgrave.

I probably have older projects, but have been slowly finishing stuff off ahead of my house move and winnowing them with the will I / won't I rule. :-|

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