The tower is built

Here ’tis!

Here are the separate pieces.

It’s 11 3/4 inches tall at its highest point. That translates into roughly 115 feet in game terms. The main tower is four inches in outside diameter. The walls are half an inch thick, so the inner diameter is 3 inches. For comparison that is almost exactly the same as a pringles can. If you want to make a tower that has almost the same internal size, you can just cut up a pringles can.

The top is about 6 1/2 inches wide at its widest point.

The only thing I really need to do still is put in the ladders for the upper three floors. Just haven’t quite figured out how to do that. I can make wooden ladders very easily, but it feels like a tower like this should have metal rails embedded into the actual stone. But that’s not easy. A compromise would be a metal ladder anchored into the stone at the top and bottom. I might do that.

Now I have to decide how to paint it.

I sorta like the white color, but a little paint will hide a lot of obvious construction flaws… So I gotta paint it.

Hope you all like it! Took me about a week total to make this thing. It was a LOT more effort than the bridge. But a lot of that was simply because I diverged so much from the original plan. It’s really not much at all like the original, which you can see here:


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