Muschamp Rd

Started Terrain Project

April 9th, 2010
The Home Depot Logo

It didn’t go well, the guy at Home Depot who cut my foam, got progressively worse, and to compound things, my foam cutter can’t cut 12 inches, I need one of the hot knife style ones I guess. So despite buying squares and using perfect 12*12 backing boards, my first two terrain tiles have some poor cuts.

I made the inside trench four inches wide instead of three because, it makes them more playable. I plan to put wood lining in all the trenches so that will make them slightly smaller, plus detail bits and firing positions will make them smaller. I wanted them big enough so terminator/nob bases would fit, at least mostly, but dreads, I don’t want dreads fitting into my trenches.

2 pink foam WIP terrain tiles

I also cleaned and sanded a bunch of resin. Got to use my Dremel some, but also exacto knife and sand paper. All and all not a very productive day, but I’m started. Tomorrow I will be painting things black, then adding details, then painting things black again. I’m going to make a couple tiles at a time. I need to make 24 in total to have the table done by Astronomi-con Vancouver.

I eventually started a dedicated miniature painting blog and I even finished a couple of terrain tiles then my life got worse. My miniatures, paints, models, and hobby supplies were in storage so long I wonder if I remember how to paint. I sacrificed years of my life to studying for the CFA® exams. I managed to pass them all. One day I’ll make terrain again, but likely not in 2022 and not until I move to a larger place, terrain projects especially an entire modular table take a lot of time and effort and space.

Most of the resin terrain I bought for this project

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