Post by Grey Tower Games on Feb 16, 2016 0:32:17 GMT
This video details how to create a stamp to easily mass produce wooden planks of any length and width from clay. These planks can then be used in any of your fantasy table builds for either RPG games such as Pathfinder/D&D as well as tabletop war games.
The next video will show how I made the stones and then the following series of videos will show how I crafted the modular cottage.
I made a few bookcases in Google Sketchup to populate a library. My plan is to clean these up and then make silicone molds and then cast them out of resin to create a large library.
This looks pretty cool to though, Kev!
As requested, the tiny village's library. This was created from a mold I made of the original (3d printed version). I wasn't happy with the rubber I was using as the mold proved too brittle when extracting the various elements of the bookcase. I have since changed to a different rubber product and may give these another shot for mass production.
same day you posted this I was thinking of some sort of way to do stone walls with a stamp...
Crafty Goblin has a good way to do individual bricks.....
Still has me thinking of a way to have a "roller" type stamp for Wyloch type walls.
Like your approach. Can see various uses (wood & stone to name 2) and wanting to see how your technique might work on foamcore and other media.
Great idea and awesome way to try experimenting with your idea.
I have another video that I am almost finished wrapping up post production on and that will be how I made the stones for the cottage project. I shot some other video on how I made a stamp for polymer clay stone walls. I used that as a backdrop for my first video finished product shot. Maybe I will go ahead and post that one as well. That one, like the stones video will probably be under 5 minutes as well.
The wall in the background here is the one I did with a stamp and polymer clay
erho: I will once again rise above Lurker status if I ever get back to painting, Real life work transitions... Adulting
Jan 31, 2020 16:23:29 GMT
factoriatabletop: sgtslag...oh man! you are right about it...
Mar 3, 2020 10:13:15 GMT
Draklith: Hey everyone just a quick stop by to see if anyone is still here, hope everyone is doing ok
May 26, 2020 18:27:20 GMT
sgtslag: This forum seems to be slowing down. I hope everyone is still crafting, safely! I will be here until they turn off the power... Cheers!
May 27, 2020 13:46:43 GMT
factoriatabletop: maybe we should try to make a contest here, between us
Jun 2, 2020 8:40:08 GMT
factoriatabletop: no prizes, just proud....dont know, anyone else?
Jun 2, 2020 8:40:40 GMT
sgtslag: Still unpacking after moving in October... Too much stuff, crafting materials are mostly still in boxes. Weekends are busy with life, so little progress made. Getting the urge to push through, though, soon. I have several projects waiting...
Jun 2, 2020 20:14:39 GMT
erho: Yeah I'm down for a painting contect
Jun 8, 2020 14:28:59 GMT
sgtslag: Started working on making hills, which match my Tee-Time carpet I use for my "grass mat," on my gaming table, for big battles. Got two long chunks of open-cell foam, from a friend. Used my Proxxon Hot Wire Cutter to make terrain hills out of them.
Jul 26, 2020 20:12:40 GMT
sgtslag: Came up with around 80 hills. Covering them with the same carpet, from scraps. They will match the tabletop, perfectly. Contact Cement, is my friend. Will post on it, when I get the pictures uploaded. Some prototypes done, as proof-of-concept...
Jul 26, 2020 20:14:06 GMT
randywest: does anyone know more manufacturers for 1/72 fantasy minis besides Dark Alliance, Caesar and Elhiem?
Sept 14, 2020 14:16:19 GMT
sgtslag: 50 Hills completed, 24 left to cover the sides on. Hoping to finish this project within the week. Then I'll post a build description. For war gaming, but it can cross over to RPG sessions... They match the ground 'cloth', perfectly.
Sept 19, 2020 19:03:09 GMT
sgtslag: Sorry, randywest, the listed makers are the only ones I know.
Sept 19, 2020 19:03:34 GMT
sgtslag: Ran out of Hot Glue, with only five hills left to add a skirt to the sides of. Wal-Mart closes at 8:00 PM, thanks to COVID. GRRRrrr! Another 30 minutes of work, and I would have been done: ~77 hills, modular, perfectly matching my table's ground cloth!
Sept 23, 2020 2:50:39 GMT
sgtslag: Will post a write-up soon, or after next week's vacation. Cheers!
Sept 23, 2020 2:51:57 GMT
sgtslag: Hoping to acquire a Chop Saw within the next two weeks. Then I will cut up MDF into triangles, to form the skeleton of my d20 fantasy world globe... Posting will follow, with how-to guide. Cheers!
May 11, 2021 22:57:40 GMT
erho: I have a confession: I havnt painted a thing in months because I got a new guitar(#8!) but now that May "Megadeth month" is over I have a repaired airbrush and a early 90's Ral Partha Amethyst dragon on the table... pics to come soon!
Jun 11, 2021 17:49:58 GMT
margaret: too bad you can't post your music here =). Hadn't seen that dragon - looks like it came out when all my cash was going to raising kids. Looking forward to seeing your paint choices!
Jun 12, 2021 2:41:42 GMT