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green beanie16 Mar 2018 5:58 a.m. PST

Any one know if a company produces minis in 6mm of a frontier log blockhouse? Large on top and small at the bottom. They were used in the French & Indian war, American War of Independence and the War of 1812. Some say they saw service in the Plains Wars as part of bigger forts. I thank you in advance for your help.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2018 6:57 a.m. PST

Check out Irregular Miniatures. They make a western fort, as well as Russian village pieces that would work.

N Drury16 Mar 2018 9:00 a.m. PST

Levenminatures have a blockhouse in their ACW range along with other log buildings.

Tigerjlm16 Mar 2018 1:07 p.m. PST

Heres a 3d print I made for 10mm.

Close to what your looking for?

green beanie16 Mar 2018 1:26 p.m. PST

that 3D print would be great except for the door up top. I am looking for a stand alone blockhouse with the door on the bottom. I well check out Levaminiatures though.

pushing tin16 Mar 2018 2:14 p.m. PST
Tigerjlm16 Mar 2018 7:18 p.m. PST

Thats an easy switch Green Beanie

N Drury17 Mar 2018 1:20 a.m. PST

I can recommend Levenminiatures for prompt service. For other American buildings there are also some compatible models for barns and farmhouses from Battlescale and Totalbattleminiatures

green beanie18 Mar 2018 6:17 a.m. PST

Tigerjim, about how much would that blockhouse run?

Blutarski18 Mar 2018 6:19 a.m. PST

Has anyone tried building them from 1:285 Lincoln Logs?


Puster Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 1:42 a.m. PST

Would a STL suffice? Or do you need the actual model?

Like that?


My wife is currently creating medieval buildings in 6mm for a release, so I could ask her to throw in that blockhouse and put it up on drivethru and/or shapeways.

Puster Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 9:02 a.m. PST

Here we go:


That round something in the background is a Eurocent.

And the preview render from Shapeways:


Link to the product page with 3d-preview:

I would appreciate any suggestions on how to make the MODEL better (not the print there is simply too much to do there the discuss this here)…

One main question:
Do you prefer structures that are VISIBLE on a normal 6mm-printout, even when they are absurdly oversized, or do you prefer more realistical structures that only show up on way better prints (like the "frosted detail 0.16mm")?

Tigerjlm21 Mar 2018 8:43 a.m. PST

@green beanie, pm me @

Puster Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2018 10:38 a.m. PST

The blockhouse is now available at DriveThruRPG or RPGnow as a free download.

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