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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

    The bedroom flooring will now be very difficult to scribe due to space so they will have to stay as they are, with the kitchen floor I will probably make it a red tile floor as the floor pieces are separate so it will make scribing that floor section quite easy.

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  2. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Just a quick update, I was able to scale the set of planks correctly to thier 8inch width, this was basicaly half the size of the boards I had fitted, all I had to do was to use my sharp pencil and a strip of wood - marked the centre of each board then ran the pencil a couple of times.
    This will mark the line of the planks but also fade when I put a top coat over the top and some washes.
    No photos as the phone is on charge - but will tomorrow.

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  3. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Current state of play - The roof is just dry fitted as I have some figures to fit firing from the dorma windows.

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  4. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Starting to get somewhere with the farmhouse and piggery.

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  5. Henk A Fixture

    Great progress, those floors look great, it's really coming together. Will you leave the roof removable, or will any interior only be viewable through the windows?
  6. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly,

    Its all buttoned up now with the roof glued down and some flashing made around the chimney stacks and weathered, the farmhouse is now finished and I ahve moved on to the stables block.

  7. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Evening all, some more progress with LHS - this time on the stables, these include the entrance leading to the rear locked gate.

  8. Nap Moderator

    Hi W

    Catching up on this thread a bit ! ...WOW certainly moved on , the buildings look really good , love the downstairs loo !!.....nice work on the floors and walls

    , good modelling details you've added ....will you break a couple of windows as well ?

    Good responses and ideas from Henk as well

    Look forward to seeing more

  9. theBaron A Fixture

    Great progress! I like the texture of the exposed bricks, the crumbled edges. Did you do that to enhance the way they looked fresh from the laser cutter?

    In 28mm, it's pretty big. I shudder to think of it in 54mm!

  10. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly Nap, will probably not try to mess with the windows now inacse the plastic pushes inside the house.

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  11. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thanks Brad, I was just a bit course with my painting to give the bricks a rough texture, same with the Whitewash paint, yep its going to be quite large roughly 2 feet square and going in my 3 x 2 feet display case, with plenty of scenery to make.

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  12. Henk A Fixture

    It's looking good, but adding a different colour to odd bricks (some a bit lighter, some a bit darker) will really bring the wall to life, as a light wash of a dark grey over the white plaster will. It all looks a bit bright and uniform right now.
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  13. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you Henk, I added a small amount of a dirty wash to the farmhouse lower walls and the piggery, I intend to do the same - but slightly more to the stables as they would no doubt have been more dirty than the house, with the brickwork - thats an interesting idea - I might try picking out a few different bricks with a wash and some slightly darker - to break up the uniformity.

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  14. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Hi all, Stables assembled just needs painting the roof and weathering.

  15. Henk A Fixture

    This is going to be an impressive diorama. It's looking good so far.
  16. Nap Moderator

    Hi W

    Looking good and very effective ...enjoy the roof painting

    Happy benchtime

  17. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you Henk.

  18. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you Nap.

  19. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Lovely project!!!
    Follow with interest .
  20. Waterlooman A Fixture

    Thank you kindly.

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