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World War II British Army

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This is my 10mm World War II British Army, all of the figures and vehicles are from Pendrakens extensive range of World War II miniatures. As you can see from the descriptions this is based on the British Guards Armoured Division and all its support units. I intend using Rapid Fire rules for these troops. British Guards Armoured Division 5th Guards Armoured Brigade 2nd Armoured Battalion Grenadier Guards HQ 1 x Sherman tank 2 x M5 Stuart tank 1 x Crusader AA tank 1 x Humber SC 1 x Sherman ARV A Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly B Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly C Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly 1st Armoured Battalion Coldstream Guards HQ 1 x Sherman tank 2 x M5 Stuart tank 1 x Crusader AA tank 1 x Humber SC 1 x Sherman ARV A Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly B Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly C Squadron 2 x Sherman tank 1 x Sherman Firefly

Making Snake Fencing

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Making snake fencing an easy guide to follow. Snake fencing, or Worm fence, was a staple of the North American landscape for hundreds of years. With plenty of readily available timber, rough cut beams were simply stacked on top of each other and set at right angles for stability. No North American battlefield from the French Indian War (FIW), American War of Independence (AIW), to the American Civil War (ACW) should be without these. Fences of all types have often played important roles on many battlefields. Sometimes they can offer shelter to troops that can get to them first, but they can also affect the movement troops.  Making Snake Fencing 1. The first step is to cut your bases to the desired size either using MDF or hardboard in my case I used hardboard and cut it to 1 inch wide by 6 inch long once you have cut your bases to the desired size you then want to proceed to rasp the edges to give it a smoother appearance. 2. The next step is to paint