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Figured it was fitting I post this, this time of year, since aside from the base (made from corrogated cardboard with the edges paper mached), this bunker (or more correctly a strongpoint, but I always call it a bunker) is constructed almost entirely from a selection box!

I would have made it a year ago almost to the day, and since then it's seen a lot of action. I spent a day constructing it, and a day painting it.

The super observant will recognise it from a a tutorial back in WD 184, pg 15 (The one that's all about the release of Warhammer Quest, and has the Barbarian from it on the front.) Actually one staff member in my local GW did recognise it, but he paid me the compliment when I showed him the tutorial of saying, "Ok yours is better." :)



The rough texture is made by mixing sand into PVA glue and then painting it on and leaving it overnight. The studs were just a sausage of green stuff, sliced into thin strips when hard and glued on. The 2 metal pipes are made from old paint brushes, cut to size.

It's just painted Chaos Black, then drybrushed Codex Grey then Skull White. And the metal work is just a drybrush of Boltgun Metal.

 

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Anphicar said:
Now thats nice!

Looks realistic, too.

Um..what is a selection box? :oops:
Thanks. Guess you call them something different in the US. It's a Cadbury's Selection Box. Those boxes of assorted sweets you get at Christmas, containing things like Dairy Milk, Curly Wurly, Maltesers etc.
 

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magician847 said:
nice... but can u give any more detal (pics) of during the make?
No can do Magician, it was made a year ago. You'll need to track down the ancient issue of White Dwarf I mention which gives full instructions and photos.

P.S. For anyone confused about mention of a selection box, the original article used a Corn Flakes box instead i.e. it's just regular non-corrugated cardboard.
 
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