The Battle for Hythoria looms and no defensive works are ready for the game table! Since its not really possible to dig trenches into a solid game table top, and not create a mess to be dealt with later I worked up the usual type of "entrenchments. An old yard stick was cut into 3 pieces, another square cut piece of wood was hot glued onto the back, and everything sanded down.
Kel Seal chunked on and roughly smoothed out. I let this all dry for an hour so that the surface would be firm before I applied the textured Kel Seal top coat. A British Sailor 28mm is for size reference.
Kel Seal applied, and while still damp, I stuck pebbles and bits of rock into the facings for a bit of "make it look more like dirt" effect. Leaving them to dry for an entire day, though... possibly in the very bottom inside corners it may only turn into a rubbery gel... but the outer surface will be hardened several mm's deep. The wood bracing interior will soak up some of the moisture and harden the Kel Seal on the inside also. Am seriously thinking of shooting a mold of one of them and using it to cast up a lot of resin copies to cut up and make double sided trench pieces and some end pieces. Hmm some sanding and such could angle cut some to make gun emplacements also.... So many options.
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