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TomPainter Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2024 8:53 a.m. PST

and yours?

I have the luck for a good place to paint my miniatures. What's your places?

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ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2024 9:52 a.m. PST

Wow! That is way nice. However it is way to organized for me! I have part of a room with a table some shelves. Most miniatures that are finished are stored in my basement.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2024 10:18 a.m. PST

Your organization of your figures, books and supplies, is very impressive. I get organized for a few weeks, then the normal chaos returns as I work. LOL!

We have a finished basement, with an unfinished furnace room: 1/3 is storage; 1/3 is furnace/water heater; the other 1/3 has my painting/crafting L-shaped countertop workspace, cupboards above it, as well as shelving units along the walls for figures and terrain; we installed a utility sink with hot/cold water added for my painting countertop, a few feet away, which also serves for bathing our smaller dog.

I have 1/2 of the main, finished room, holding my custom-built gaming table with gaming books on shelves surrounding it; my Wife uses my gaming table for her fiber hobbies occasionally (quilting, sewing, and weaving). I use my table both for miniatures wargaming (a few times a year), and for TTRPG games sessions (on average, every 3-4 weeks). Cheers!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2024 11:25 a.m. PST

Much like Sgt Slag's style: organize for a week, chaos for months. I've got a nice (at least till my sump pump conked out in a deluge), narrow basement.Since the deluge I've developed a negative attitude about "the Hole."

TimePortal02 Jul 2024 3:14 p.m. PST

Just started back painting since I lost my leg last summer. So since my wife died in 2022, I have more flexibility in using the computer room. I have games along the walls. I have a big table with the computer printer on one side and my painting on the other side. It is next to a window for good sunlight.

Fred Mills02 Jul 2024 4:39 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing. Lots of good Ikea stuff there.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2024 5:36 p.m. PST

Since our kids have been out on their own for ten or so years, I'm lucky enough to have an entire basement for my gaming needs. I've got a regulation sized pool table that I game on. I can set up two 3 x 3 gaming mats, or one large one. A quarter of the basement is my "den", with shelving, storage and my painting desk.
Only drawback is that it does become uncomfortable on very cold days.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine02 Jul 2024 9:48 p.m. PST


Here is mine it's the garage so a little cold in the winter a little to hot in high summer and I have to share it with the tumble dryer but still its my space.

TimePortal02 Jul 2024 11:04 p.m. PST

Fabulous, so organized

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2024 12:36 p.m. PST

Indeed! I shan't let my wife see these pictures because I've almost got her believing after 40+ year that chaos is normal for gaming.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2024 2:29 p.m. PST

I have a painting room along with my computer and shelving for miniatures, buildings etc. I also have a gaming room with a 15'x5' table along with shelving for miniatures, buildings, etc. and a number of chairs and end tables. My books are kept in another room.

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