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WIP Attack on La Haye Sainte at Waterloo in 28mm

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Waterlooman, May 9, 2021.

  1. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Evening all, so after the go a head with the dio scenery and buildings, I am starting with the Farmhouse in the LHS farm, the whole farm complex is made from MDF and is laser cut to a high standard, so my best way to build/paint this is in sections before assembling the pieces together.
    So after a few coats of paint this is my current situation with plenty more to do yet.

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  2. Henk A Fixture

    I like your progress so far. Looking forward to the weathering stages..
  3. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly.

  4. Waterlooman A Fixture

    After some detail painting to the farm side of the farmhouse - need to do the same to the kitchen garden side of the house also.


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  5. Henk A Fixture

    Looking good... a white or cream wash will really pop those bricks.
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  6. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly.

  7. Waterlooman A Fixture

    I have started working on the insides of the Framhouse as I intend to add a landing floor/staircese and space to position some KGL firing from the dorma windows.

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  8. Henk A Fixture

    I like that idea. But be careful, because that way lies madness... :D it starts with a floor, and a staircase, maybe a chair, and before you know it, you'll be dragged away from your workbench, trying to fit the springs to the chime work of the grandfather clock in the hallway...:ROFLMAO::confused:
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  9. Waterlooman A Fixture

    My other half says it could the the replacement dolls house she always wanted - I resist the temptation to wallpaper the walls or put pictures up - and no real open fire with simulated smoke.

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  10. Henk A Fixture


    Wot, no wallpaper? :eek:

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  11. Slowpainter Member

    Enjoying seeing the progress you're making on this extremely ambitious project! Oh my goodness, 100+ figures, plus buildings etc. at 28mm scale, that would be the death of me! Keep up the great work!
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  13. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly, yep its going to be my most ambitious to date, I have only really built one other dio before but this is on another league.

  14. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Evening all - some more progress - I have glazed the insisde of the farmhouse windows with clear plastic, then I started building some frames and lastly painted them.

  15. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Evening all, the work continues with the dolls house (farmhouse) I finished off the inside walls of each section with the Two Tone paint scheme, then I started on the roof - this involved fitting Five Dorma window assemblies as three of them will have figures firing from them, and the other Two attic windows will remain closed and glazed.
    I moved through the different stages of detailing and painting - finishing off with a dirty wash and a couple of layers of flat top coat brushed over the whole roof.

    All the doors have now been painted after the last internal pic.

  16. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Evening all, so the work on the inside has begone - Firstly I am working on a staircase that will have a small toilet/heads underneath it, I made the staircase from ice lolly sticks and some card, I also made a tiled floor using more card with paper tiles cut from a sheet of A4, with gaps for the mortar, I then closed it in at the back and put a small piece of card on the front - it will have a box type toilet inside along with a bucket, and an angled door.
    I have also made a partition wall that still needs a cut out access into the living room.

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  17. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Continuing with the under stairs toilet/heads unit - now with the box toilet and paintwork done - Just needs a door.

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  18. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Hi all, starting to put the farmhouse together now - all four walls had there floorboard frames fitted, then I glued the walls together carefuly checking for square, the centre partition is just dry fitted for now.

  19. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Hi all, so I got round to putting a floor in the front bedroom -

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  20. Henk A Fixture

    That's coming together very nicely. I like the small, hidden detail of the understairs lavatory :D. I think the floorboards could do with being scribed along the middle along their lenght, to narrow them a bit, as they look a bit to wide.
    I agree with your omission of wallpaper, these kind of farmhouses would have white washed walls. Are you going to cover the ground floor floors with straw?
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