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More incoming pics! Look up to the reserved space in a moment!

 

Wow this is looking really well good sir 

Thanks! I'm very excited to get started once I get it all put away. I'm going to try to get most of my minis sorted tonight and slap labels on the bits bin stuff.

 

Now I can see some progress and I am extremely jealous!

Next time you come to Vegas, I'll have to invite you over to paint and hang out!

 

There were no secret doors on the map.  Where are you going to hide stuff from Buglips without secret doors?

Shhh I don't put secret doors labeled, that'd make it too easy on the goblin... besides I own precisely 0 pro paints so he'd not really want to steal any of my stuff, it's too organized for him.

 

Duh! Those are secret.  Looking good (for such a small place.)  My finshes are much less, but my small table is 6' x 4'  The large table is 4'x13'.  But it is in the basement, something that the don't have in your area.

SMALL!? heh I guess it's small for a dual space, but it looks smaller than it really is because I still have things on the floor and not mounted to walls or removed from all the boxes yet. Dang, 4x13? That'd take up most of my room! I'd be happy with a bit longer table that I plan on making and dropping a flat screen into and a bit less wide to give more clearance around the edges.

 

Congrats on the hobby room.  I'm glad you like it.

Thanks! Very much so ::D:

 

Looking good, and I'm stealing lots of ideas!

Thank you, steal away!

 

Looks good so far and I am sure that it will be even better once you have it the way you want it.

 

I will say that I am more than a little jealous that your room has windows.

 

That is the only thing mine doesn't have that I would really like in a game room.

Yeah, love the windows, tho this time of year it gets dark too fast to really paint during the week by the natural light. The house is very light colored inside, the room is very bright with the LEDs and I will probably get at least one more light for my paint desk area. I also want to get more light for the photo-taking area.

 

I hate you a little.  :-)  Love the room, and love the paint rack.  Is that the original Kraken one from TGJ, or is it from the newer company?

Thanks! :wub: you too!

 

It's actually 2 racks - I WON both of them!

 

1st = was TGJ Hobbies on a facebook contest. They drew my name randomly and I won it (a $200 value), but then I tossed about  $100 their way to add some drawers and customize it a bit more.

 

2nd = middle section smaller profile rack was another I won with $20 at the Las Vegas Open for the raffle after Tim and the others split ranks and Tim was off on his own for his new company BPP. This was a $350 complete rack. 

 

Newest company is NeWay Designs and I'm going to probably talk to Tim again about expanding a bit as I've run outta room now for paints to put in the racks, he's coming to Vegas in January for a design show. Told me that I'm not allowed to enter any more of his raffles or contests ::P:

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Those paint racks....

 

I want them.

 

They are very nice and modular, you can customize them. Talk to NEWay designs, tell Tim that I sent ya.

 

Here's their Facebook page so you can see their current stuff and future projects.

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Whew, just spent the last 3 hours sorting through the big box of 20 minis putting them in their places, I still have a few that aren't separated and basing materials I found at the bottom of the box, but I should easily finish this tonight (as I'll do it for another hour or so) and tomorrow night after work.

 

After that, I'll try to get my TV mounted, the board games unpacked and put on the shelves and various other clean-up before I'm ready to say everything is good to go. This weekend, I'll be hosting the D&D game for the first time in the new place!

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Jealoussssss. Also, a little confused. For your drawn plans, your doors swing outward. From your pictures, it looks like the doors swing inward. I'm asking cause you have your "food and drink" area is to the left of the doorway entry and wouldn't the door hit the table?

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Jealoussssss. Also, a little confused. For your drawn plans, your doors swing outward. From your pictures, it looks like the doors swing inward. I'm asking cause you have your "food and drink" area is to the left of the doorway entry and wouldn't the door hit the table?

 

I didn't know when I drew the plans that the doors swung inwards, I didn't know until they actually mounted the doors as the model home had a barn door in the hallway and we don't care for barn doors so opted not to pay for that upgrade and do the normal doors (albeit solid core doors). So I have to live with the doors swinging inwards, but not too big of a deal there's enough space to open close doors in the room.

 

It doesn't hit the fridge and I'll put in a cabinet next to it, right now I have a file cabinet there and eventually I'll have a food/snack cabinet there and above that mount a small microwave and have a little shelf that extends from the wall, over the cabinet and fridge to where the door opens. 

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Jealousy does not properly describe my feelings right now. I really need to get working on my own game/hobby room in the basement come the New Year.

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Jealousy does not properly describe my feelings right now. I really need to get working on my own game/hobby room in the basement come the New Year.

 

When you do, you will need to share with us your own set-up!

 

I always like seeing others' paint areas and gaming areas, I think this one will work out nicely with having both my hobbies in one area. Game days will be nice as the guys will be able to look through my miniature collection and find figures for their characters for me to paint if they want me to, I charge them very little to do so as it just helps the table out in the end.

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Lords of Lead!

Is the new house big enough for all your stuff?????

Cabinet #5 - Basing materials only

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Some of the things on the second shelf down look familiar.....

 

I hope you used some of it!

 

And I thought I had a lot of 'extraneous' hobby and basing stuff.....

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Not a problem if the main part of the game room is 32'x32'.  That's why I called yours small.  I did not count the 6'x10' wet bar area with the full sized fridge.

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@George- yup, I've used some of the stuff you sent my way, I love basing as you know so having all sorts of options is really nice! I found some more hirst arts stuff last night after unpacking all my figures and putting into proper drawers and placed those in 4th cabinet top shelf.

 

@ttuckerman - very cool!

 

@LJ- Thanks!

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Looking good :)

May have to get some more IKEA stuff in the new year to better organize!

im glad I use the kitchen table to game cuz that would not fit in my hobby nook lol.

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Looking good :)

May have to get some more IKEA stuff in the new year to better organize!

im glad I use the kitchen table to game cuz that would not fit in my hobby nook lol.

I'm liking the IKEA stuff a lot. Recommend it to others in our hobby who want a nice sleek look and good inexpensive storage solutions.

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