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TacticalPainter0117 Jul 2023 10:11 p.m. PST

While I'm very familiar with making terrain buildings using laser cut MDF models I've never tried to make a model of a tank. My initial impressions of a Mk1 Male tank in MDF from Warbases were not great but with a bit of perseverance it can make a very presentable gaming piece. I chart the full journey in more detail in a blog post that you can find here: Warbases MDF Mk1 Male tank

The initial model was not looking promising:

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But the end result can gives something that will work just fine on a wargame table:

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Cheddar George18 Jul 2023 1:45 a.m. PST

This is inspiring. I am new to the hobby and had no idea that such kits existed. The idea of using doweling is just amazing, to me anyway.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP18 Jul 2023 7:57 a.m. PST

I think that looks fantastic!

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