Tutorial- Tectonic Craft Studios Crane Assembly
I picked up a crane kit from Tectonic Craft Studios at Midwest Miniature Expo. Here is how I assembled it: First, separate the pieces into the four major sections of the finished crane. The axis upon which the arm rotates. From left to right, these are the center axis and the pieces that go on ... Read more
Gen Con 2017 Loot!
I just got back from Gen Con 2017, and just like every year, I forgot to take many pictures! It was a good time… maybe the best Gen Con I have attended. I attribute this to my complete and utter lack of planning. I had nothing scheduled. I had no plans to check out any ... Read more
Review- Ancient Chinese Sacred Building by Watchful-I-Studio
While at Little Wars this year, I picked up the Ancient Chinese Sacred Building kit made by Watchful-I-Studio. They are a Chicago area miniatures company specializing in historical and fantasy Asian themed miniatures. This was an interesting kit, consisting of some very large resin pieces, as well as laser cut MDF and some thinner materials. ... Read more
Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!
*cue music, you know you want to: doo doodoo doo. doo. doodoo doo doodoo* The deeper I get in to this hobby, the more I’m reflecting on my masochistic tendencies. Why do we slave over these little, tiny dudes and dudettes? Why are we trying to recreate these fantastic battle scenes from overhead, like a ... Read more