Dollar store find…

On a tip from the DM’s Craft forums, I went to the Dollar Tree store and bought these for $18.



The real armored steamship

OK, I’ve finally gotten started on the “real thing” for the armored steamship.

Still very much in the formative stages, but this is what I’ve got:

Real_FrigateFor comparison, here’s the prototype in top of it.



Next I think I’ll work on the battlements…


Armored steamboat prototype

Yeah, this is not going well…

Here is the original material:

Here is the initial prototype with the three decks put together:

Here are the materials for the paddle wheel

Steamboat paddle wheel


Here’s the result:

Armored steamboat 1 Armored steamboat 2 Armored steamboat 3

There’s some decent stuff in here to work from. But it’s not gonna win any awards.

Another angle: