Diamondshaped pattern on steelplates

Discussion in 'Tips, Tutorials & Tools' started by josve, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. josve

    josve Active Member

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    My search for useful items never stops....

    Plastic bands for wrapping goods was something I discovered yesterday at work when I was working on top of some diamond shaped steel plates unwrapping some equipment.I looked at the bands , and discovered that the band had the same pattern as the floor.

    Here is a bit of the band.
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    I painted it grey and did some removing of the paint on top of the pattern to make it look worn.
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    Then I made a simple stairs to show how real it looks in 1:25 scale.
    I was out mesuring the stairs outside my workshop,scaled it down to 1:25,and here is the result.
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    I guess this also is useful in the armour section :)
  2. cdavenport

    cdavenport Member

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    That's damned clever!
  3. Julissa

    Julissa New Member

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    Good job! Interesting too..Keep it up. Hope for much more innovative and rocking ideas.
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  4. mauther

    mauther Active Member

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    very good idea, thanks!
  5. silveroxide

    silveroxide Well-Known Member

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    This comes in handy for floor plates in space ship dioramas and especially for bunkers and other building in Warhammer 40K. Up to now I etched, embossed and scratched my plates, great Idea, love it. the possibilities are endless.
  6. NULLMOON

    NULLMOON Member

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    i have loads of this stuff laying about ive been collecting for some unknown purpose and until now i never thoght of that:thumb:
  7. knife

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    Now for the real question--where did you get the 1/25 scale leaves?
  8. josve

    josve Active Member

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    The leaves comes from PlusModel.