Instructables: exploring - play - table-top - model http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:11:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 2 Minute Terrain: Eldar Webway http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Terrain-Eldar-Webway/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/VU87/HH2VIYIK/FVGVU87HH2VIYIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/VU87/HH2VIYIK/FVGVU87HH2VIYIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/VU87/HH2VIYIK/FVGVU87HH2VIYIK.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames With the release of the new Eldar Codex at hand, it's high time we start filling our tables with scenes from the Craftworld! These quick and dirty Eldar Webway systems can go far in creating the look every Xenos fan wants. build a ton of them, using different templates, to create your own Eldar oasi...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 19:25:19 PDT
2 Minute Terrain: Simple Buildings http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Terrain-Simple-Buildings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/GQQ3/HGU2E9E1/FUWGQQ3HGU2E9E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/GQQ3/HGU2E9E1/FUWGQQ3HGU2E9E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/GQQ3/HGU2E9E1/FUWGQQ3HGU2E9E1.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames Hold the line is this simple and original DIY building! Using some basic material (also cheap) I'll teach you to make a simple building for your miniature war game. Build several of them, using different designs,  to create an awesome cityscape to fight in! This is part of a series which can be see...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 03:02:33 PDT
2 Minute Terrain: Defender's Point http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Terrain-Defenders-Point/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y9CO/HGH6RATS/FVCY9COHGH6RATS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y9CO/HGH6RATS/FVCY9COHGH6RATS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y9CO/HGH6RATS/FVCY9COHGH6RATS.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames Hold the line against your enemies in this simple fortified position! Let's make some simple terrain that looks great, plays well and can be done in an hour. This is part of a series which can be seen at Critical Hit Games Please subscribe and stay tuned for more!
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Mon, 13 May 2013 17:03:06 PDT
2 Minute Terrain: Stone Walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Terrain-Stone-Walls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/3XE7/HGH6PSUE/FVC3XE7HGH6PSUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/3XE7/HGH6PSUE/FVC3XE7HGH6PSUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/3XE7/HGH6PSUE/FVC3XE7HGH6PSUE.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames In this video I'll go through how to create a fun and simple stone wall for your miniature war games! This is a slightly new series of tutorials with the concept of being short and fun in mind. So have a look, go out and create some awesome pieces for your game! See more tutorials at my blog Criti...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 12:47:11 PDT
Simple Terrain: Objective Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Terrain-Objective-Markers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/94IG/HFPTJXHH/FNJ94IGHFPTJXHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/94IG/HFPTJXHH/FNJ94IGHFPTJXHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/94IG/HFPTJXHH/FNJ94IGHFPTJXHH.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames Hi all! Today i'll go over how to build a very simple objective marker with a lot of character! I know this video is a bit on the long side, but what Im really getting at is the IDEA behind fun and interesting markers that bring a lot to miniature war game play. These are fantastic for use in Warmac...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 18:36:23 PDT
Simple Terrain: Rock Formation http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Terrain-Rock-Formation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/2TUK/HFPTJER7/FK22TUKHFPTJER7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/2TUK/HFPTJER7/FK22TUKHFPTJER7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/2TUK/HFPTJER7/FK22TUKHFPTJER7.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames Hello all! In this video I'll walk you through one of the more fun pieces of terrain, rocks! You can make make them out of foam-board, but if your not into that, I'll show you how to do it with a wonderful (and free!) material thats all around us, tree bark! Sound strange? wait and see the results! ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 20:40:24 PDT
Starter Terrain: Hero's monument http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Terrain-Heros-monument/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/QD6N/HFSHF5XC/FJHQD6NHFSHF5XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/QD6N/HFSHF5XC/FJHQD6NHFSHF5XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/QD6N/HFSHF5XC/FJHQD6NHFSHF5XC.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames In this video I'll explain how to make a fantastic stone statue for miniature war gaming terrain. There are several ways of doing this, but I'll show you my preferred method and give you a few ideas for some extra detail and effects. Be sure to follow along at criticalhitgames.wordpress.com Please ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:17:11 PDT
Warhammer 40k Terrain: Crater http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrain-Bombard-Crater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/M5U3/HFPTGT0E/FWGM5U3HFPTGT0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/M5U3/HFPTGT0E/FWGM5U3HFPTGT0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/M5U3/HFPTGT0E/FWGM5U3HFPTGT0E.SMALL.jpg CriticalHitGames In this video, I'll explain how to build a great looking blast crater from common items. These craters are perfect for miniature war gaming (games such as warhammer 40k, warmachine etc.). Stay tuned for more tutorials! Also, follow my blog at criticalhitgames.wordpress.com
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:42:15 PDT
Rust in Peace - How to make any plastic object into a realistic rusty detail part, the SMARTT way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rust-in-Peace-How-to-make-any-plastic-object-int/
Rust in Peace - How to make any plastic object into a realistic rusty detail part, the SMARTT way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WCWT/H5R9EP6Y/FABWCWTH5R9EP6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WCWT/H5R9EP6Y/FABWCWTH5R9EP6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/WCWT/H5R9EP6Y/FABWCWTH5R9EP6Y.SMALL.jpg SMARTTinc I originally wrote this tutorial for our SMARTT Newsletter Workbench column in January 2012. ---Raymond G. Potter As much as we’d wish it were otherwise, the world is seldom shiny and new as a toy on a shelf. If you want your train layout or diorama to look realistic, you have to find a way to repr...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 05:55:19 PDT
Take Paint Off of Models http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Paint-Off-of-Models/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:14:26 PDT
Roads for your Model Railroad Layout or Diorama, The SMARTT Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Roads-for-your-Model-Railroad-Layout-or-Diorama-T/
Roads for your Model Railroad Layout or Diorama, The SMARTT Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/8GM6/GVA8VK5F/F3W8GM6GVA8VK5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/8GM6/GVA8VK5F/F3W8GM6GVA8VK5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/8GM6/GVA8VK5F/F3W8GM6GVA8VK5F.SMALL.jpg SMARTTinc Almost every model railroad has villages and towns spotted across its landscape. What lends an air of reality to these features is the road work connecting them, turning a bunch of houses and shops and industrial structures into a living town that is a part of a larger world.  It may be tempting to ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:53:41 PST
Warmachine Gaming Table for Penny Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Warmachine-Gaming-Table-for-Penny-Arcade/
Warmachine Gaming Table for Penny Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/O2AM/GSYEQD5A/FH7O2AMGSYEQD5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/O2AM/GSYEQD5A/FH7O2AMGSYEQD5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/O2AM/GSYEQD5A/FH7O2AMGSYEQD5A.SMALL.jpg At-Large Gamers Our Background: We are three guys in Boston interested in all kinds of games, and in this case miniature based wargames. We are fascinated by technology and a question in our minds was "How can we innovate wargaming terrain and table design to make a more immersive and interactive gaming experience?...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:14:26 PDT
Warhammer 40K Terrain: Cracked Aquila http://www.instructables.com/id/Warhammer-40K-Terrain-Cracked-Aquila/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 16:24:07 PDT
WWI Trench Model http://www.instructables.com/id/WWI-Trench-Model/
WWI Trench Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/WHJP/GHHILWS8/FWBWHJPGHHILWS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/WHJP/GHHILWS8/FWBWHJPGHHILWS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/WHJP/GHHILWS8/FWBWHJPGHHILWS8.SMALL.jpg William930 One of my hobbies is making models, especially war games terrain.  I made this model about three years ago, but recently found instructables. I was interested in making a trench model after learning about WWI in school. After some brainstorming and many google images searches, i started gathering su...
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Sat, 11 Dec 2010 20:49:58 PST
3D Settlers of Catan Board Game http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Settlers-of-Catan-Board-Game/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Y2IZ/G68HD0VW/FB0Y2IZG68HD0VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Y2IZ/G68HD0VW/FB0Y2IZG68HD0VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/Y2IZ/G68HD0VW/FB0Y2IZG68HD0VW.SMALL.jpg flio191 I made a set on cut out mat board, then used clay to form islands.  I would have mass produced (used silicone and made molds, and then filled them to make resin pieces) but I lacked the time, and had to give them away on craigslist (yes! somebody actually came to get them :D ). Here they are, in th...
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 16:30:22 PST
Rb-79k Ball airbrushed and modified http://www.instructables.com/id/Rb-79k-Ball-airbrushed-and-modified/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/B7U0/FZHLAETN/FI0B7U0FZHLAETN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/B7U0/FZHLAETN/FI0B7U0FZHLAETN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/B7U0/FZHLAETN/FI0B7U0FZHLAETN.SMALL.jpg chosenangelx Comment for more info
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 07:56:41 PDT
15mm Model Making Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/15mm-Model-Making-Guide/
15mm Model Making Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/F5PS/FYIZ4VUI/F39F5PSFYIZ4VUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/F5PS/FYIZ4VUI/F39F5PSFYIZ4VUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/F5PS/FYIZ4VUI/F39F5PSFYIZ4VUI.SMALL.jpg Miscellaneous One of my many hobbies is making miniature battlefields dioramas. It is a hobby that takes a lot of time, patients, and effort but can be a very cool one. I have made a couple of models including a Civil War diorama, Napoleonic War diorama, and World War Two diorama. This guide will hopefully help y...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 20:21:14 PDT
warhammer models: base plate http://www.instructables.com/id/warhammer-models-base-plate/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/ZFT1/FPQLBQ49/FVHZFT1FPQLBQ49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/ZFT1/FPQLBQ49/FVHZFT1FPQLBQ49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/ZFT1/FPQLBQ49/FVHZFT1FPQLBQ49.SMALL.jpg dinky how to make the boring base plates of the warhammer models nice.
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Sat, 10 Jan 2009 10:55:34 PST
model train, coal fx http://www.instructables.com/id/model-train-coal-fx/
model train, coal fx - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BWL8/FHPVYQNE/FCCBWL8FHPVYQNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BWL8/FHPVYQNE/FCCBWL8FHPVYQNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BWL8/FHPVYQNE/FCCBWL8FHPVYQNE.SMALL.jpg dinky i show you how you can make a simple train fx with a train i not responsible for your train. don't forgot to rate opening the case let's open the case and see whats inside soldring soldering the fx led with a resistor replace and testing replace the case and go to a dark room you c...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 11:14:37 PDT