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29 June 2011

Interchangeable Display Board

Nick speaking,

One of my side projects was to make myself some display boards for my various armies, nothing too elaborate, just something simple that I could put my army on before the game begins in an attempt to speed things up. It would also give me somewhere to put the models on as they die...

For obvious reasons, I needed to come up with something that wouldn't take up too much space. After a bit of thinking I decided I would make myself one display board that could be interchangeable between my armies. I got myself one old picture frame and made a second insert for it, giving me two inserts. I then sanded and painted up both sides of each insert giving me four different boards for my armies.

Here are a few pictures of the four boards I made, using the same frame for all of them. I haven't put all the models on the boards and still need to make a few more small pieces of terrain for them, but hopefully it gives you a feel for the results...





I also made several video clips through the stages of making the boards...

4 comments:

  1. Looks good!
    Personally, I just use corkboard, with flock over it.  They're cheap and effective, all being the same size as well and doesn't really take up too much space.

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  2. nice looking display board with some great functionality! good insparation 

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  3. Thanks, that's another good idea

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