LilbroGrendel's WIP (update: 90s timber frame house)


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Post Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:52 pm

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great work on the halflings especially.
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Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:43 pm

Re: LilbroGrendel's WIP (update: 90s timber frame house)

Inspired by Blue's thread about Warhammer Townscape, I'll post some WIP pictures from a project I started in the late '90s. Back in the days, I had just bought the book "How to make Wargames Terrain" by Nigel Stillman, and I started creating a few terrain pieces. One of the projects was an attempt to re-create a timber frame house I had seen in the Orcs & Goblins army book.

I built the house from very (very!) thick, corrugated cardboard, covered in balsawood and filler. The cardboard was very hard to cut, so the construction wasn't very precise . But no worries - those kinds of building usually have slanting walls in real life, after all ;) I never finished building the house back then, but recently I have added most of the missing details, such as the roof, chimney, doorhandles and base. Now I only need to add a few more details, before I can start painting it.
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Post Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:48 pm

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And here's one of the pictures I was inspired by.

Oh, and thank you, daddyorchips - better late than never :)
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Post Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:08 am

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Looks great to me! Well done.

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Post Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:38 am

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I like the various cottage builds kicking about the forum lately. Such a classic old Warhammer thing. And the wonkier the better :)
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Post Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:47 pm

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Ace! I hope a fair few of these buildings are going to make it to BOYL, sounds like Ernie has plans which will require a goodly number of olde worlde habitations.
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