Wounded Chindit

Wounded Chindit

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Ironclad Miniatures steam rotocoptor

This lovely model steam rotocopter was finally finished during the week. It was based on an mdf board with a base of ready mixed filler topped off with mixed sized gravel. The dried based was sprayed with german dunkelgelb and highlighted with various mixes. 

The tree trunk was in fact some sort of shell that that i pick up on the beach in the summer. I thought it would come in useful.

Sorry about the photo quality - pictures taken with the tablet.

Thanks for taking a look.

Sunday, 31 July 2016

July's paint table

I got back yesterday from a weeks holiday in Devon and decided to take a look at the painting table. Nothing completed in July and no blogs! but things are on the go.

On the left and front is the steam powered helicopter from Ironclad Miniatures that I picked up at Valhalla. On the back left are the Halflings I finished last month. The rest are 15 mm Peterpig US cavalry which seem to be taking forever to complete. 4 bases are finished, 4 are painted and based and just need the bases painted and the 6 undercoated figures and horses are the 2 command bases.

Better have a productive August.

Thanks for having a peek

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Valhalla show

I had a good run down to Farnborough this morning with only a little traffic on the M3.  The show was small but with a nice mix of traders and a few games.
My lad got a bargain on the bring and buy (3 boxes of figures for £5.50) and I managed to pick up a couple of items.

On the left is as pack of 4ground Daldorr Columns. The box is a new release  from Ironclad Miniatures, a steam powered helicopter. And a lonely pot of paint.

Only downside was after I've got the car and was walking to the parking metre I noticed my car key was bent and it look like I wouldn't be getting home. I managed 2 straighten out the key somewhat and was able to open the car and start the engine and then turn it off and lock the car. We went into the show for a couple of hours but it's funny how something like this can play on your mind while trying to have some fun.
Anyway we managed to drive home albeit in traffic on the M3 and M25. At least I had a spare key when I got home so sorted for work tomorrow morning.

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Saturday, 18 June 2016


Off to Farnborough's Valhalla show in the  morning with my eldest lad for a father's day treat. A nice smaller show. 
I haven't got s list of wants but hope to get a few bits and pieces. Maybe the Katy ambulance from Ice Cold in Alex.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016


I bought these Games Workshop hobbits  a good 15 to 20 years ago. They were undercoated and the majority of the painting done and then something else came along and took my fancy. They were placed in a box and there they remained unloved apart from the occasional peak until a few weeks back when I was looking for something else,
The movement tray was quickly knocked up using some thick card.

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Saturday, 28 May 2016

Barbarians for Frostgrave

OK so I lied but in my defence I had painted these Barbarians up a few weeks back and then put them on a shelf awaiting a few more  figures to varnish. And then forgot about them.

I picked up a packet of barbarians from Battlezone miniatures at last year's Warfare. They're nice figures with good detail that paint up well.

Well that's it for now on the Frostgrave front. Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Frostgrave - Lich and Apprentice

This will be my last lot of Frostgrave figures for a while (well at least until the next gnickstarter comes out).  
The Lich and his Apprentice were finished a few weeks ago but when it came to the varnishing the fronts were fine but the backs had the dreaded greying. So the backs had a repaint. And a re varnish but this time no greying.
As for the Death figure I don't recall where this fine figure came from but I've taken quite a liking to him. Thinking about it it might be from TSR.

As usual thanks for taking time to stop by.

Onwards and upwards.