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tomrommel112 Feb 2020 2:17 a.m. PST

As the paint on the flight stand and the Hueys isn't dry jet I thought I show you pictures of the next project. A vietnamese hut for a jungle village. As I got a 3D printer for x was I thought to use it to print a hut for my jungle terrain. Or a complete village? Not sure jet.

As I didn't find an appropriate STL online I designed the hut myself using tinkercad.

Here are the pieces I designed:

More at link

Here are pictures of the printed version. Glued to a base.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 4:29 a.m. PST

incredible how rapidly the technology has evolved. Even more impressive that you designed this yourself. I imagine, with the hard part done, you can just knock these out in no time. The version on stilts that you mentioned I look forward to.

I am equally impressed by the scenic accessories all stored away in the background of photos. You are better organised than I am…….

FusilierDan12 Feb 2020 5:05 a.m. PST


Legion 412 Feb 2020 7:49 a.m. PST

thumbs up

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 8:28 a.m. PST

Nice work.

d88mm1940 Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2020 10:41 a.m. PST

That looks pretty good. I recall that no 2 buildings looked the same. I even remember that one hooch had an entire wall made of C-ration cartons!
Your roof has a nice 'messy' look about it. Roofs seemed chaotic, with patches everywhere.
Oh, and there where these little Buddhist prayer sites or alters in the oddest places. Kinda like this:



Legion 413 Feb 2020 8:49 a.m. PST

Looks like a nice little modeling project to add to the terrain on the board.

Sometimes in Europe one could have run across a little Christian Shrine along the roads too. But as time went on they were few.

tomrommel117 Feb 2020 12:53 a.m. PST

that is a nice idea to add

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