Started by Heedless Horseman, 18 September 2021, 04:05:57 AM
Quote from: Heedless Horseman on 18 September 2021, 04:05:57 AMLooking at the new releases from Red Vectors in 10mm... (and very nice too!)... the Afghan walled compound building has got me wondering about the possibility of decent sized 'Western' or 'North African' Forts? Might be worth looking into?
Quote from: Heedless Horseman on 18 September 2021, 08:10:30 PMSimilar, Steve. Had been thinking Adobe... but 'if' lasers can etch in logs...why not?Not really sure what materials may have been used... possibly differed with resources.LOL! Wonder if 'injuns' were actually ever daft enough to attack a Cavalry fort... though in a 'Flashman' novel, a civilian 'trading post fort' was over-run...!Still, a 'fun' concept... and affordable in 10mm. I looked up the old Airfix forts / castles on ebay... wow! Prices incredible!
Quote from: fred. on 19 September 2021, 07:12:07 AMFor a Vauban fort would it work if the MDF was the frame, and the interior brick walls, gateways, etc then you cut foam to be the grass banks?This way you would use the MDF to create the angles and shapes, and the foam to create the volume. I think Supreme Littleness did something similar with trenches / breast works. You could have magnets within the MDF to hold the pieces together.An Adobe desert fort sounds possible - but outer walls likely to need to be thicker than a single sheet of MDF. A cavalry fort sounds very doable - planks etched into MDF are very common on 28mm buildings. And MDF seems to generally work well for wooden buildings.