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 That right guys and gals their not just for wedding cakes ... I like to fill mine with expanding foam (when I have a few foam projects lined up, the can of foam never works for me later so it's a use it or lose it) chop em up (once dry) and butter the ends with something rough and stout (I used flexall) ... a few examples from a city set I was working on before I moved (still unfinnished) ...

 

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 cities abound in hard cover so it's mostly for looks, nice looks but looks ... in a jungle or desert set it's a great way to add hard cover and have an overgrown lost temple (jungle) or lost oasis side ruins (desert) ... it's a simple and straight forward technique to add just the right sized cover in just about any table set you got ...

 

 I got a large bag of them fairly cheap at a craft store (Michesls) a great value for the buck.

 

P.S. the Grey rubble is old model sprew rum through an old hand crank meat grinder ... who knew modeling could be so much fun !

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Yup, I've got some of those around here somewhere, I just haven't gotten around to using them yet.

 

Good work on your ruins.

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I've got a bunch in different sizes awaiting use.  I even picked up a bunch of the 8 inch ones from the Goodwill for a buck.  I like the idea of filling them with expanding foam.  I might just have to steal that.

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 Another great use of pillars ... statue bases, a short pillar with a mini mounted to it painted to match your city / ruins terrain set, standing tall or broken at the ankles and lying next to the pillar ... great character addition to a terrain set.

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I've got a bunch I use with Frostgrave.  I like the expanding foam - it's gotta be easier than the cork endplugs I made for mine.

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