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I finished off most of my Vietnam War figures, all 1/72 Italeri, based on 1p coins, so now of course I need some terrain. I’m going one foot square module boards. There will be a hill as below, and a paddy field.

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White packing polysterene hacked to size, and glued down with good old PVA. The boards will all be 12mm for sturdiness. I’ve plastered external Polyfilla over the hills.

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Then a quick brush of PVA and a sprinkling of builders’ sharp sand before painting and grass. In the foreground is the paddy field board, which has bamboo canes cut to size and glued with Evo-Stik AP glue. I’ve given it the sand texture and it will be painted.

Then I’ll cut some clear perspex to size, paint the underside a muddy brown/green colour, and lay that inside the square, plaster banks over the canes, and add strips of green flock to represent the rice.

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