Wednesday, 17 April 2013

How to chainlink fences

With Halfords selling a little sheet of very fine mesh doing chainlink fences has never been easier.

 Cut a base 6" by 1" & three pieces of balsa wood 50mm

I drilled three holes in the base where the posts are going to go the reason for this is to get a better bond between the posts & the base.

Next shape the base as nothing looks worse then square edges 

I use some lego to set the posts plumb.

As you can see the lego does a good job of setting the posts plumb.

If you want to paint the mesh glue it on before this stage, I just spray it brown

Next step is to get the base done



When cutting the mesh I fined it hand to put a bit of tape on it for marking where to cut.

Job done 6+ cover save FTW lol


I'll give the mesh a brown wash to make it less new looking

 These fences can be used in a lot of different games

I'll do a how to on the little buildings in another post

4 comments:

  1. Very nice indeed Mr. Frank, and looks really easy to do.

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  2. Really simple and cool looking technique Frank

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  3. Thanks guys its good to get feedback as it lets you know what other people think of the stuf your doing.

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