Imladris – madness ensues

It’s early days yet, but I’ve started work on my most ambitious terrain piece yet. If I finish this, it will be a miracle. Rivendell, in all it’s 28mm scale glory! I am doing this be...

Belegost – Substrata

The stairs shown in the previous post need to sit raised above the level of the river as it cascades down the mountain side. In order to do this I have cut a base out of some 25mm styrofoam and clampe...

The ancient Dwarven city of Belegost

Belegost, Gabilgathol in the Dwarvish tongue, the name means “Great Fortress.” The city was one of two founded in the First Age in the eastern side of the Ered Luin (Blue Mountains). At th...

Group North Open Day

My good friends at the Group North Historical Wargaming Society are celebrating their 40th anniversary this October and are putting on an extra special Open Day to commemorate the occasion. http://www...

In for the Long Hall

This project has been on my to-do list for ages – more pieces to go with my wooden palisade and gatehouse. I plan on making a small village to use with either Anglo-Saxons or Rohirrim, consistin...

Lurtz of the Rings

My website (the One Ring) runs a monthly painting challenge and I thought it would be a good idea to join in for a change! This month, the challenge is to paint Lurtz – the Uruk Hai chieftain th...

A knife in the dark

For many years, I have been meaning to build a hilltop for my model of Weathertop, but just never got around to it. Like most projects of mine, they remain almost finished yet abandoned, for many year...

Carving Plaster

Firstly, welcome to our latest follower Gerard Boom (Geboom), it’s a privilege to have you here Gerard! If you are at all interested in terrain making and want to see some high quality work, go ...

Promises kept

A while ago I promised my youngest son that I would make him a gaming table for use with his Lord of the Rings figures. So, now that Jurassic Reich is packed away and the shed is cleaned up again, it ...

Bag End Build Off

A friend of mine (DurinsBane) and I are having a friendly competition to see who could build the best model of Bag End. It started off as a bit of meaningless rivalry between two friends and a good pa...