You will need a piece of wood which will become your settlers board
PVA glue or similar
Setters of Catan
I painted mine grey afterwards. So paint is an optional.
The matches are used as a barrier around the hexes which stops them from being able to move. This is self explanatory but I took photos to make this instructable.
Step 1: Prep Your New Settlers Board
Get your board and your hexes. Blue tack out a board so that you know where the hexes will be positioned.
Get a pencil and draw around the hexes.
Take the hexes off.
Final image here is the board how I used to have it. With so much going on it is no wonder the hexes would be bumped.
Step 2: Preparing Your Matches
Step 3: Glue the Matches
In retrospect I am glad I did this because it is a little difficult to get all the hexes in place due to the tight fit. This is good though because the hexes cannot move very much at all.
Step 4: Done!
I painted my board as well so it would look better.