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winser5407 Mar 2021 3:35 p.m. PST

One of the most enjoyable aspects of this hobby, for me anyway, is building terrain pieces. It is amazing how much one can accomplish with a few materials and a lot of imagination. My latest project was to build a couple of ruined wall sections for my 15mm FWI fort.

By chance, I came across a package of wooden dowels at Joann's the other day that I though might be about the right size for the logs on my fort. I was able to turn a $1.79 USD purchase into the following. My hope is that the ruined sections will look like they have been hammered by artillery.

d88mm194007 Mar 2021 4:44 p.m. PST


cavcrazy07 Mar 2021 5:22 p.m. PST

Very cool.

Berzerker7307 Mar 2021 6:21 p.m. PST

Those palisades look terrific!

Disco Joe07 Mar 2021 8:20 p.m. PST

Looks really good. Forgive me for asking but you listed this as your "15 mm FWI fort" so what exactly is FWI? I am aware of French and Indian War being referred to as FIW but am not aware of what FWI stands for.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2021 8:47 p.m. PST

I like the way the palisades to either side of the point the cannonball struck are in disarray.

Was artillery the main threat to such walls, or were there other means of attack?


Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2021 2:17 p.m. PST

thumbs up !

historygamer09 Mar 2021 8:47 a.m. PST

Looks good. I suspect the FWI is a simple typo of FIW – French and Indian War.

Disco Joe09 Mar 2021 1:38 p.m. PST

I would agree with you but on March 3 he has a post entitled "Large FWI Battle " so I thought it might mean something else.

winser5412 Mar 2021 10:01 a.m. PST

My bad. It should be FIW on both counts.

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