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I have been wanting to build tree bases of several trees each for use at home. (Conventions will probably require individual trees for transport reasons.). I finally got around to starting a few test bases today.

 

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This one is approximately done, and uses a base with some extra scenic materials started at a workshop at Gencon last year.

 

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The next two are in progress.  I need to paint the rocks, add some flock, and then glue down the trees.  While I would expect that 10-15 bases will be wanted for at-home gaming, three will have to do for now, and should feature in the current digression project, an attempt to paint/build everything new for a small-ish skirmish game.

 

 

 

 

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The glue is still drying, and there will have to be some paint touch ups, but here are the tree bases laid out on a 30”x22” Kill Team mat, along with some rocks and buildings I’ve completed in the last week.

 

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Add in a hill or two (at most) and some walls or hedges and this is looking like enough for the near-term skirmish game...

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Looking good, Rob!   

 

While the Gencon base definitely looks like mdf, are the other two tree bases mdf as well, or foamcore? 

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1 hour ago, Chris Palmer said:

Looking good, Rob!   

 

While the Gencon base definitely looks like mdf, are the other two tree bases mdf as well, or foamcore? 


Also mdf; I got a bunch with beveled edges from an Etsy dealer last fall. It’s just taken me this long to get started. :rolleyes:

 

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On 8/8/2020 at 4:55 AM, Mothsniper said:

Nice!

Man, those are nice little forests you got!

 

Some mini mushrooms perhaps?


Not a bad idea, but they would have to stay realistically sized, as I need these trees for historicals as well as fantasy...so no overtly fantasy elements on the bases, at least until I have enough to add some specifically fantasy themed bases...

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