Compiled by Fio'O Tael, including contributions from the members of ATT.
A collection of member-created guides, tutorials and advice on modifying your Tau miniatures in various ways. From basic to advanced techniques. The following covers many of the core projects an avid Tau Hobbyist tends to challenge themselves with.
- Other Hobby Related Topics
ATT's Hobby Resource [Alternate Alien & Ally Miniatures]
ATT's Hobby Resource [Modelling Supplies|Magnets|Cases]
Member Created :
- Tau Objective Markers
Downed Tau Forward Observation Drone by Li'now
- Tau Miniature Modelling
Creating a Tau Spectre (Culexus Assassin) Shas'Ui - Proiteus
Creating a Female Tau Shas'la Fio Kais´Caor
Creating a Female Tau Shas'ui Shas'El Tael
Plastic Pathfinders Ciaphas Cain
Modelling Dynamic Poses (Kroot) by Underbheit
Creating a scratchbuilt EtherealFio'Ui Phineos
Accessories for Firewarriors : A Guide by Shas'El Tael
Pulse Pistol Idea collection by Various Members
Tau Pathfinder Shas'Ui Conversion by Li'Now
Fire Warrior Shas’Ui with markerlight Conversion by Li'Now
Modelling DX-53F Engineering Drones : Tutorial by PidGinRat
Quick & Easy Marker Drones : Tutorial by BabaGanoosh
[Tutorial] Converting Gun drones by El'Mo
[Tutorial] Scratch Built Remoras Drones by Megildur
[Tutorial] Crisis Suit Conversion: Modernisation by Foresight
[Resource]3D Printable Parts Tau by Kale'yn
- Creating Tau Kit Components
Remora Drone Fighter from a Skyray Turret by Kroot'Ui - Turbo_MMX
Making a Plastic Railgun by Jerseydevil
Modelling a Pathfinder Marker Beacon (Devilfish) by Elnot
Advanced Basing Techniques - Magnetising Flying bases by NickFun
Making A More Stable Flight Stand by DieHard
In Search of a More Sturdy Flight Base by Drucifer667
Casting Resin Bases by DieHard
Advanced Basing Techniques - Detailing Flying bases by NickFun
Advanced Basing Techniques - Basing the El'mo style by El'mo
Duplicating Angles on Small Scratch-built parts by Dr_O'Deepview
- Decals & Hobby Skills
Applying Tau Decals by SCT
DIY Decals for your Tau by Shas'El Tael
In search of the Best Flush Cutter Edited by Shas'El Tael, Original query by Technik
Scribing Panel lines on surfaces by MangoZac
Working with HobbyLink Parts (Anime/Mecha models) - Video Tutorials sourced by Paulson Games
[New]How to magnetize a Predator by El'mo
How to Magnetise your Tau Models by Shas'El Tael
Hwo to Magnetise a Devilfish/Hammerhead Chin turret by Eiglepulper
How to Magnetise a Tau Tank by Echoaid
How to Magnetise XV8 heads and weapons by Eochaid
How to Magnetise a Riptide by Zenta
- Alternate Tau Modelling
Member Created Alternate Tau Vehicles compiled by Maxxev
Member Created Alien Allies compiled by ALF
How to make Crisis suit hands with Plastic Rod by Biddo
Buying Forgeworld's XV Battlesuits answered by Various Members
Buying Forgeworld's Battlefleet Gothic : Tau by Stormcaller
XV88 Broadside 'Void Pattern' Cannonfodder
Creating the Ninja and VRT Brokensword
Creating Digitigrade XV8 Legs PidGinRat
- Large Scale
Scratch building a Manta (Blog) by Zuluhutu
Full Size Tau Helmet by Soldierboy
Full Size Pulse Carbine by Soldierboy
- Terrain and Scenery
Simple, but effective Jungle Terain by Rus'El
Simple, but effective Buildings by Rus'el
Simple Tau Landing Pad and Other terrain by Shi'Ur
Simple and Inexpensive Alien Vegetation by Vet Sgt
Simple and inexpensive City Ruins by CoDominium
Simple and inexpensive Defence Line by Shadow
How to convert and paint plastic plants to create vegetation terrainby Vet Sgt
Making Alien Looking Terrain (The gelatinous Jungle) by Vet Sgt
Tutorial Making Tau Structures (Adobe Style) by Vet Sgt
How to make Crystal Forest Scenery by Vet Sgt
- Gaming Tables
High Quality Gaming Table Guide Strobe
Basic Tau Modification Projects:
XV8 Knee Armor, Leg Pinning, Stealth Suit foot posing and Firewarrior Helmet removal guides by Fio'O Tael.
Basic Tutorial ZipFile Here. (400Kb)
Modelling Markerlights by Fio'O Tael.
Basic Tutorial Image File Here. (100Kb)
Making your own Sept Symbol on Shoulder Guard (OFFLINE - Being rewritten)
Tau Sept Icons on Shoulder Guards
Shas'O Kais, Dawn of War XV22
A Modelling Conversion Guide by GW France
Detailing a Devilfish ('Maki My Fish') by Fio'O Tael.
A series of tutorials (PDF format) to help you build your Devilfish transport with more options than originally available. The series will begin with doors and end with painting the Devilfish interior.
- Tutorial One - The side doors.500Kb PDF Download.
Tutorial Two - The Rear Ramp & Simple Interior Ideas. 400Kb PDF Download.
Tutorial Three - The Chin turret, detachable weapons and ordinance. 400Kb PDF Download.
Tutorial Four - The Interior Paintwork.[/b] 1500Kb PDF Download (Colour).
Modular Hammerhead Tutorial
A tutorial on using magnets and other tricks, it's a comprehensive guide, produced by .mace of Tau Online.
2500Kb PDF Download.