Monday, February 29, 2016

Wargames Table: Telegraph Poles





One of the neat properties of the Normandy and Market Garden tables is that they can both have terrain pinned on them. I took advantage of this property today with some scratch built telegraph poles. I know they aren't as detailed as they probably should be, but I think they can pass for cement poles reasonably well.  When we use the table the string will probably get annoying, but I think it adds a lot of flavor. All I need to do now is dust the poles up so they look weathered.

Tiny fences are next on the docket. I think using pins to hold them in place is going to really sell the board, since the terrain features will appear attached.

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  1. Yeah, the poles with the "wire" give the board a really nice touch.

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  2. Beautiful! Can you do a close-up of the poles and let us know what went into them?

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  3. This is already too pretty for me to think of gaming on it, I'd be worried about wrecking it.

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    1. I appreciate the sentiment. I was worried as well, but the teddy bear fur covered with flock and then doused in matte medium has a sort of sponginess which provides some shock absorption.

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