Friday, October 5, 2012

Quick and Easy 10mm/15mm Cemetery

I needed to make a quick cemetery for the Cemetery Hill portion of my upcoming First Day of Gettysburg game at Origins. I got the idea to use the rounded ends of some craft picks I had as the tombstones, and glued them to some leftover Warmaster sized metal bases from which I had removed the troops.  The whole project took about 20 minutes from start to finish and produced a nice set of tiny tombstones.
The ends of the craft sticks were easy to snip off with a pair of clippers.

I glued them on the bases with white tacky glue

Shown with a base of 10mm troops for scale.

A close up of the tombstones.  They would work equally well for 15mm I think.

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