First of all, I want to express my gratitude for the promotion to a full rank warrior of the ATT commumity.
Second, Materials: Cork sheets
(3-5mm / 0.12-0.2 in) medium-density woodfiberboard
(6mm / 0.024 in) - There are thinner, lighter ones but tend to bendpolystyrene wall panels
(3-5mm / 0.12-0.2 in) - It´s insulation material you can find in nearly every
DIY store. In Europe and Germany you can get Depron-Sheets in various strengths or BASF-Styrodur-Panels.polystyrene glue
- For the larger surfaces (see "glue" above).white glue/wood glue
- (see "glue" above)Sandpaper
- (Grit size 150 and above / for Germans: 120) - Used to smoothen the edges of both,
mdf-boards and polystyrene panels.Medium sand
- (grain size 0,25-0,5mm / 0.010-0.020 in) I used fire-dried, quartz sand. Mostly
traceable in pet shops because it's appropriate for use in aquariums. Don't use sandbox appropriate sand - it's to
heterogeneous, dusty and polluted.Box-Cutter
- Cut, Chop, Cut ... for the bloo... the greater good.high-strength fabric-tape
- For edge-protection. (For Germans: Panzerband und Tesa-Produkte sehr
- To mix colours, white glue and water. Brushes
- 14mm / 0.55 in
- Used to apply the colour-white-glue-mix onto the allready sanded boards.
and to paint the scenery pieces. 70mm / 2.76 in
- Used to apply thinned white-glue and to drybrush all terrain and scenery
- Provided by my local DIY store - custom mix.
To round it up, some impressions on the terrain so far:
More hobbytime today and tomorrow ...