• Scratchbuilding

    A Room of One’s Own

    It is fascinating to glimpse another’s private space. I love it when bloggers feature their hobby rooms. Two I know well are Eric the Shed’s eponymous structure and Lord Ashram’s House of War. For the majority of my adult hobbying life, I…

  • Fantasy,  Pirates/Naval,  Scratchbuilding,  Terrain

    Gaming Table

    Building a gaming table is a daunting endeavor. If one has yet to accumulate a lot of wargaming experience, he has to imagine what “features” a table should have in order to make gaming more enjoyable. Lumber and time are both valuable these days.…

  • Painting,  Scratchbuilding

    Paint Table Saturday

    In the name of conjugal concord, I decommissioned my expansive paint table. As is the rule with all horizontal surfaces, it collected bits and bobs that only reduced its utility. Additionally, the higher purpose of my humble hobby space is to be a guest room. Though…

  • Fantasy,  Scratchbuilding,  Terrain

    Ruined Gothic Tower

    While trolling in the Hirst Arts forums for inspiration awhile back, I ran across an interesting post. Someone was wishing for new plans of things to build with Hirst Arts blocks and someone else suggested taking existing projects and building…

  • Colonial,  Fantasy,  Scratchbuilding,  Superheroes,  Terrain

    Paint Table Saturday + 24

    Here’s the paint table as of yesterday. A frenetic hodgepodge mirroring the mind of the painter (but not really in that good creative way, more’s the pity). Scattered about you see several Hirst Arts pieces in various states of completion. The…