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Combat Jumping Tiger Soldier





WA state USA

I love this board. It is an easy beginner board for someone like myself who is getting into 40k (you did a more advanced job!). You don't need to spend cash or huge amounts of time for buildings, trees, etc. When I finish mine I will post pics, although yours is much nicer than mine is so far.

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500ish

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Never-Miss Nightwing Pilot





In the Webway.

I like it too its a great effect and theres no need to buy builidings (as already mentioned) however this isnt really versatile and i cant see it being used in WHFB, perhaps in the chaos wastes though, but this is a very small disadvantage especially if you play 40K only. Honestly great work.

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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

Eldar Own wrote:I like it too its a great effect and there's no need to buy buildings (as already mentioned) however this isnt really versatile and i cant see it being used in WHFB, perhaps in the chaos wastes though, but this is a very small disadvantage especially if you play 40K only. Honestly great work.


What you can do, and what we have actually done in the past is just ignore all the lava rivers, especially with WHFB. We just pretend that they have cooled enough to walk on. That way we can still enjoy the board without it being a total pain in the ass to play on.

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

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Yellin' Yoof






Very nice

My freind was going to create one ill just show him this tutorial

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hey der care to give me some expolsiv


 
   
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Winter Guard





Oregon, USA

Very well done, both the tutorial and the clear result. It certainly motivates and inspires.


Iechyd da!


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Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller




Ultramargerita bar

I loved the way you painted the lava.I love everything!

   
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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

Thanks! I almost have the burnt out trees done too for it (I have been procrastinating). I will get pics of those other boards when I get the trees done too!

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

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Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant




Adumar

O_O! Sheer awesomeness from this board! I think I am going to be building one now!

Just one question: I"m pretty sure somebody already asked this (too lazy to go back and look though), but does anybody have an average total cost for all the materials needed to build this board?

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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

Here are the average costs.

What you will need:

1. Dow foam insulation. This can be found at most construction supply depots. It comes in blue or pink sheets. It comes in 2’x8’ sheets, so you will need 2 of them.($28 each)
2. 3X 2’x4’x 1�” pre-cut plywood sheets. These can be purchase at any Home Depot type store.($4 each)
3. Heated wire foam cutter and Hot Knife.($15 for the wire cutter)
4. 1 or 2 tubes of subfloor glue.($3 each)
5. 1 or 2 tubes of ACRYLIC latex caulking.($3 each)
6. 1 caulking gun.($8)
7. 1 plastic tarp to work on. ($10)
8. 1 long bladed utility knife or kitchen knife.(Free, as long as your wife does not catch you!)
9. 1 bag of play yard sand. These can be purchase at any Home Depot type store.($2)
10. 1 sheet of 1�” masonite board.($4)
11. 1 quart of black latex wall paint ($5)
12. 1 bottle of cheap white acrylic craft paint ($3)
13. 1 bottle each of yellow and dark red/orange cheap acrylic craft paint.($2)
14. 1 sharpie.($1)
15. Something to cut masonite boards with. I used a Jigsaw.(Varies)
16. Sandpaper to smooth the edge of the masonite templates.($2)
17. 1 large paintbrush and 1 medium sized one for painting the lava rivers.($5)
18. 1 small can of Drywall patching compound. ($2)

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

Commission painting also available. www.figurepainters.com
www.keeblerstudios.com 
   
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Warp-Screaming Noise Marine





Centerville MA

Great looking table, i made one similar for the FLGS, i used wooden balls i clipped in half to make different size bubbles.

   
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Twisted Trueborn with Blaster






Northern Ireland

Seriously damn good!

I want to do an Ice world and a dessert world similar to this.

Full on, Full on! 
   
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Horrific Howling Banshee





Australia

Absolutely awesome looking board. Unfortunately I don't have the money or resources to make something alike, but I love the idea

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Squishy Squig





Awesome board-you could do this and make trenches and trails from tanks or footprints etc... I only get £4 a week so i can only dream of it. inspiring and awesome if pricey, my reasonably sized mdf board was a fiver from wickes.
   
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Space Marine Scout with Sniper Rifle




Hope Mills NC

this is perfect

I may have to try this with a snowscape table.

''Damn greenskins never cut me any slack''

 
   
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Ultramarine Land Raider Pilot on Cruise Control







Mother of god...

This will be the foundation of a trench system.

(based in the system of ultramar of course)
   
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Death-Dealing Devastator






I might use this idea and make a ice flow river down the center and make some bridges

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Dakka Veteran






Cape Town, South Africa

Very Impressive

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Nasty Nob







Regarding this project - it is HOT!

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Enigmatic Sorcerer of Chaos





Buena Park, CA

Does anyone know an online source I could purchase the foam at? Its not sold anywhere around here (Ive been told by people its illegal to sell in cali... I dont believe it... especially since it was a red shirt probably trying to protect their methods >:O ) so I need to buy it online sadly although that will definintelly suck on shipping I assume >.<
   
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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

Buttlerthepug wrote:Does anyone know an online source I could purchase the foam at? Its not sold anywhere around here (Ive been told by people its illegal to sell in cali... I dont believe it... especially since it was a red shirt probably trying to protect their methods >:O ) so I need to buy it online sadly although that will definintelly suck on shipping I assume >.<


I did a little digging and I found a site online where you can get it. Check out http://www.frpshop.com/styrofoam-c-39_40.html. I am not sure how much shipping will run you, but at least you can get some!

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

Commission painting also available. www.figurepainters.com
www.keeblerstudios.com 
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




What a great tutorial, perfect for beginner hobbyist like myself. Thanks so much!
   
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Skillful Swordsman




Greece

Fantastic!!!!!!
i really need to try this someday......

15/10 from me!!

''Whoever controls the past, controls the future.''
''Whoever controls the present, controls the past''
George Orwell, 1984

WFB:
Empire

Games in 8th with empire:
wins: 1
loses: 1
draws: 2

 
   
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Ack! What happened to the tutorial?
   
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Combat Jumping Tiger Soldier





WA state USA

Menelker wrote:
Buttlerthepug wrote:Does anyone know an online source I could purchase the foam at? Its not sold anywhere around here (Ive been told by people its illegal to sell in cali... I dont believe it... especially since it was a red shirt probably trying to protect their methods >:O ) so I need to buy it online sadly although that will definintelly suck on shipping I assume >.<


I did a little digging and I found a site online where you can get it. Check out http://www.frpshop.com/styrofoam-c-39_40.html. I am not sure how much shipping will run you, but at least you can get some!


Home depot or lowes? I don't know why it wouldn't be there. I got a 2 inch 4' x 8' sheet for 15 bucks on sale.

Ikasarete Iru
4000 pts and growing
500ish

Graffiti from Pompeii: VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1882: The one who buggers a fire burns his penis

Xenophanes: "If horses had Gods, they would look like horses!"

 
   
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Enigmatic Sorcerer of Chaos





Buena Park, CA

J-Roc77 wrote:
Menelker wrote:
Buttlerthepug wrote:Does anyone know an online source I could purchase the foam at? Its not sold anywhere around here (Ive been told by people its illegal to sell in cali... I dont believe it... especially since it was a red shirt probably trying to protect their methods >:O ) so I need to buy it online sadly although that will definintelly suck on shipping I assume >.<


I did a little digging and I found a site online where you can get it. Check out http://www.frpshop.com/styrofoam-c-39_40.html. I am not sure how much shipping will run you, but at least you can get some!


Home depot or lowes? I don't know why it wouldn't be there. I got a 2 inch 4' x 8' sheet for 15 bucks on sale.


I actually did a store seller locator thinger on Fomular site I think it was and apparently a home depot right next to me sells it so Ill have to look... although last time I went I swear they did not carry it but Ill have to check again... Anyhow I got a few replies with sites so Im happy... Sorry for going off topic!
   
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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

villano137 wrote:Ack! What happened to the tutorial?


Is it not showing up for you? Everything looks ok to me for the tutorial posts.

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

Commission painting also available. www.figurepainters.com
www.keeblerstudios.com 
   
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Dusty Skeleton






Awesome looking board, really inspirational!
And for a terrain newbie like myself the step by step really helps to get this stuff clear in your head! I've often seen great terrain but get lost when I try to imagine how it's made!

I'm wondering, how do you store your terrain? At the FLGS we've been having some problems storing our larger terrain 'tiles'. Stacked, the surface detail gets alot more of wear and tear, individual shelves take loads of space. Any clever solutions you've come up with?

   
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Trollkin Champion





Los Osos, CA

I built a rack in the garage that the 2'x4' boards stand on their side on. That way I don't have to move the individual boards to get at what I need. I have that lava board set, a similar rivers board board set, and 3 other sets of just differently colored "flat" board sets. I am not sure how practical this would be for a store space, unless they have lots of floor space. As for the hills and all the accessories, store them in one of those 10-15 gallon plastic bins that you can get at Home Depot or such. They will protect the terrain and they are stackable

No matter what you will see some where and tear. But if you use exterior house latex paint to base and top coat you will see quite a bit less. Craft paints are just not made to hold up to the abuse boards get.

Hope that helps!

"You know, there's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal. "

Commission painting also available. www.figurepainters.com
www.keeblerstudios.com 
   
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Automated Rubric Marine of Tzeentch






VA Beach

Great board!


Let the galaxy burn.

 
   
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Fresh-Faced New User




Hmm it's just showing an image link and part of the text for me; on multiple computers. Did I disable something?
   
 
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