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  • Fort moultrie.

    Starting a new project today with a new fort on a headland ideal for the War of 1812.









    Working up ideas for the layout.







    The final layout.


    Cutting out, and fitting to existing coastline.



    The next stage in the process is Routing out the covered way,



    Then the final fitting of the fort before taking it off to paint.



    Next a coat of watered down PVA to seal the surface ready for undercoating.



    Leave overnight to dry and then undercoat the next day.

    I have given the surface an undercoat of brown earth colour and then a coat of matte varnish to seal
    the whole surface.



    The next stage is tidying up the cliff faces and painting them plus any light parts of the hillside.




    Cliffs shaded.



    Painting on the Fort started.



    More shading on the Fort,and fitting the bridge across the covered way.




    A bit of glue for the fort, a flag mast and we are complete.







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    Bligh

    What's on your workbench for August?

    I think it is a brilliant idea to add to your already wonderful work.
    I am now thinking how I can build the careening process into one of my scenarios.

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    Redcoat

    What's on your workbench for August?

    I continue to build my Spanish port. I have finished painting all the buildings and adding the vegetation.

    Now I have painted and textured

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    Redcoat

    What's on your workbench for August?

    This promises, I follow the works with interest, Rob

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    Nautical related Taverns.

    The Ugly Tuna 2 in Columbus, Ohio.

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    Naharaht

    Humor of the Sea

    Q: What did the boy octopus say to the girl octopus?

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    Bligh

    What's on your workbench for August?

    During the day I have sculpted the outer defences and PVA glued the surface.




    Now ready to start work on the town section.

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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.


    Captain Kiwi running the next game makes his decision on a query.


    One of the other players looks on.


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    Bligh

    What's on your workbench for August?



    I have now added the roughed out foreshore outer ring of the ditch, and ravelins to the fort.



    Having painted

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    Bligh

    Humor of the Sea

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    Bligh

    Nautical related Taverns.





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    HMS Torbay at the Battle of Quiberon Bay.

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    Favourite tipple.

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    Bligh

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    With an hapenny's worth of luck we may see them for Christmas.
    Rob.

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    Naharaht

    Favourite tipple.

    Also from Humble Sea, there is Gnal-Whal foggy IPA.

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    Nautical related Taverns.

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    Q: What is dry on the outside, filled with water and blows up buildings?

    A: A fish tank.

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    The other Partizan.

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    The other Partizan.

    I see the Ares site has the reprint date as October.
    Rob.

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    Bligh

    What's on your workbench for August?

    The next process was to rough out the shape of the fort and place the walls roughly in place.




    Followed by gluing them

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    Bligh

    Thinning Your Paints

    I was at Captain Kiwi's today, and he paints a very eclectic collection of models in all scales. I asked him what paints he used on skin tones and he

    Bligh Yesterday, 13:09 Go to last post
    Redcoat

    Thinning Your Paints

    Thank you Eric, I will consider it for future purchases.

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