What I'm going to have in this will be, 3 billets or huts, a control building, a gatehouse some watchtowers, a hanger & some landing pads along with some chain link fencing.
Some of the stuff I'll be doing is not my idea so here's a link to the site I'm using (http://www.matakishi.com/wwiigermanbase.htm) any stuff that it my own idea I'll do a how to wip for of which there is already one here on if it wasn't for ones for the chain link fencing.
Now while some of this stuff might only be usable in certain sets a lot of it will be able to be used in different one & in different type of games which is win win as far as I'm concerned.
To get the ball rolling I'm going to start with a landing pad I'm scratch building, its not finished but that's just because I can't decide on on something, so we call this bit part one.
|What you'll need is the lid of the sweet box, some light plastic card & the stiffener from a shopping bag this has like a little diamond design on it.|
|Us the bottom of the box to mark out the shape, this will be a little bit big but you can trim it down to size.|
|When you have it fitted mark out the design you want & cut out where you want the panels to go.|
|Here's my frame work fitted & cut out.|
|Number your spokes & using some masking tape start to make out your panels making sure to number these as well.|
|The first panel ready to be cut out|
|Check to see that it fits ok.|
|Here's everything dry fitted, now if you wanted you could stop here & start gluing it all together.|
|But theres nothing like a few rivets to add a bit of detail, so mark & drill out where you want them to go.|
|With the rivets drilled out for it time to start glue thing in place, but before you do make sure to the lid & the under side of the frame a light sanding.|
|Also give the back side of each panel a light sanding before gluing it in place.|
|All the panels glued in.|
|A gant just to give you some scale.|
|Now glue in the rivets.|
|The hellblade comes to try it out, sadly a valk can't land on this but a stromraven can.|
|Just fill in any little gaps between the frame & the panels with green stuff & this part of the pad is finished.|