How I build tiny

Discussion in 'Tutorials' started by thewoodengraver, Jan 26, 2007.

  1. C Babbage

    C Babbage New Member

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    Wow, thanks! I appreciate the responds:)

    The base is dirt simple. It is just a piece of 1/4 inch thick foamcore board, painted black, with a photo print of the movie poster glued to it. The base measures a bit over 2-3/4 x 3-3/4 inches.

    I am hopping to do more models at this size soon. I build so many large, complicated things for work, sitting down and making something tiny is pretty relaxing.

    Charlie
  2. thewoodengraver

    thewoodengraver Active Member

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    A man after my own heart! Tiny is GOOD!
  3. MAGI

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    I know this thread is old, but I am new and to see a 3mm cube..
    that is amazing.
    I totally agree with the tongue at 10. It works for me.

    :)
    C Babbage that plane is awesome.. I THINK. Not sure too small...

    Great thread, valuable information for any newbie wanting to start out with small BUT NOT EASY.
    Because I started thinking, I will just start small. Umm. Not that small.
    Thanks for the posts.
  4. Wojtee

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    Tiny is nice (and should it be ugly, it´s not much of it, at least :))
    My take on "scale raping" is building Ing. Spendlik´s Warhammer 40k Dreadnought in original scale, so approx. 3 times smaller (imagine nine pages on one). Quite a paper-saver :D
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    (the grid is in centimeters, so he is about 5 cm tall :D)
    But honestly, I have not touched him since. I plan to finish it, anyway, some time :twisted:
  5. burneggroll

    burneggroll New Member

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    announce1 That is simply elegant brilliance.
    My very 1st model was on cardstock. It still sits in pieces. I think that tip will make it work. Keep those basic tips coming! Us higher IQ types seem to miss the obvious.
  6. ARMORMAN

    ARMORMAN FOUNDATION CORNERSTONE

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    As I've posted in another thread, I've produced (along with Tirick) this paper space marine. It is 28mm tall (in scale with the plastic GW fig - see comparison pic) and articulated with a removable helmet. If you want to try him, it's in the 40k armor thread.

    Jetbike was designed by silveroxide and base modified from one by Elli Patroch. Light is from a disposable lighter.

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