Sanguinary Priests Chalice - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-23-10, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
genesis108's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 383
Reputation: 1
Default Sanguinary Priests Chalice

I am just going to attach the pictures in order, but here are the steps.

Materials Needed:

1 MeltaBomb
1 Hobby Knife
1 Pin Vice w/ 1/16", 5/64", and 3/32" bits.
1 Piece of pinning material - very short(I used 3rd ed Rhino roll bars)
1 Arm with clasped hand(SM grenade hands work very well for this)
1 Chalice Base(this can be anything you want. I used the top of the old 3rd Ed SM backpack banner pole)
Super/Plastic Glue

Step 1.

Carefully cut the handle side of the MeltaBomb off right above the ring. This will form the lip of the cup. File/Shave until it is fairly level.

You can trim the blocks off the side if you like. I didn't bother. I like them there.

Trim your base piece.

Step 2.

Starting with the 1/16" bit, begin hollowing out the top/flat side of the cup as close to middle as possible. Be careful not to go down too far.

Flip the cup over to the uncut rounded side. Put a shallow pinning hole as close to center as possible. This will be difficult with the curve as well as there will probably be a lip from where the mold wasn't aligned completely.

Switch to the 5/64" bit and hollow the cup out a little more. Switch to the 3/32" bit and repeat.

It is important to gradually increase your bit size when hollowing this out because if you use your largest bit first it will be very difficult to hollow as well as you run the risk of splitting the plastic. Start small and work your way up.

Step 3.

Use your pinning material and glue it into the pin hole on the bottom of the cup.

While that sets, use your vice and pin a hole through the arm of choice. Try to be as close to center as possible.

Step 4.

Assemble the Chalice by placing the pinned side of the cup into the pin hole in the hand. I put a drop of glue ontop of the hand hole so it coats the pin as it's inserted to hold it in place better.

Attach the bottom pice you chose to the bottom of the hand. Pinned, preferrably, as close to center so that the chalice and bottom piece line up as much as possible.

The End.

And there you have it. 5 minutes of work to give you an effective and simple chalice for your Sanguinary Priests! Hope this helps people in their endeavour to model their priests so they don't have to say "Oh. He has a cup too...somewhere." and it will please all the WYSIWYG players in your game groups. Just don't forget the Bolt Pistol holsters on the leg!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg cup_tut1.JPG (67.8 KB, 16 views)
File Type: jpg cup_tut2.JPG (77.2 KB, 14 views)
File Type: jpg cup_tut3.JPG (105.1 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg cup_tut3-2.JPG (130.0 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg cup_tut4.JPG (112.7 KB, 19 views)
genesis108 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-17-10, 06:01 AM
Junior Member
 
UselesswizarD's Avatar
UselesswizarD's Flag is: USA
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: PDX
Posts: 24
Reputation: 1
Default

Very nice. I wish the pictures were a little clearer, but they do get the idea across. Well done.

Rose City Miniatures commission paint service and tutorials: youtube.com/user/uselesswizard

I am taking commisions!

facebook.com/rosecityminiatures
rosecityminis.blogspot.com
UselesswizarD is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-12-10, 08:38 PM
Member
 
Keith's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 64
Reputation: 2
Default

Very cool, I added a bottom and used one for an objective marker blood-alter thingy. The alter part is a Lego brick + Lego flat tile piece.



+ rep
Keith is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-20-11, 07:53 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 278
Reputation: 1
Default

hehe the lego block is a good addition for the base
DijnsK is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Hobby > Tutorials > Converting, Modelling and Green Stuff

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome