Tips & Tricks Index

Making a Fish's Back
Testing Resin for Water
Pouring Resin Under the Dock
Gel Medium VS Mod Podge
Texturing Using Epoxy
Using UV Cure Glue

Half timber and panel molds.
House building principles.
Steps in planning your house.
Painting instructions.
Gluing on timbers.
Finished photos.

About the #263 rubble block mold.
Rubble block building methods.
What do I do with the backside?
Rubble and plank painting.

About the #340 sandbag mold.
About the #222 and #223
trench plank molds.

Trench System by Dan Moreno.
My crooked trench pieces.
Making corrugated tin.

Carving rock faces.
Preparing the dirt.
Gluing on ground cover.
Applying hair spray.

Large format prints.
Changing the map size.
Black and white maps.
Color maps.
Guide sheets.

How to use mold #57.
How to use mold #58.
How to use mold #59.

How to use mold #276.
How to use mold #279.
How to use mold #325.
How to make hazard strips.
Making a game table top.

Making easy windmill sails.
Making fancy windmill sails.
Adding an electric motor.

How to use mold #320.
How to use mold #321.
Modern plant finishing instructions.
Abandoned plant finishing instructions.

How to use mold #88.
Dry brushing templates.
Making glue and ooze.
Making bushes and stones.
Making the "buck".
Making gelatinous cubes.

Finishing the river sections.
Making the plank bridge.
Making crystal piles.
Finishing various accessories.

The easiest way to use mold #75.
What is on mold #75.
Making removable sections.
Combining molds #70 and #75.

How to assemble mold #83.
How to assemble mold #84.
Sample layouts using the molds.

How to assemble mold #81.
How to assemble mold #82.
Sample layouts using the molds.

Painted Descent miniatures.
Painting doors.
Painting chests and coin piles.
Painting planks and making bridges.

Adding colored panels to doors.
Painting and anchoring Med Lab beds.
Making a stasis tube.
Painting pipes, conveyors
and diamond plate.

Painting doors, barrels and crates.
Making a plastic strip railing.
Covering pipes with plastic.

Starship painting overview.
Floor painting technique.
Adding colored plastic to windows.

Making a secret door using mold #96.
Using cotton swabs for antiquing.
Planning dungeon waterways.
Pouring and texturing water.
Making water for fountains.

Making antique foil doors.
Making your own designs.
Copying designs from books.
Making a sand textured roof.
Carving a sand textured base.

How to use mold #41.
How to use mold #42.
How to use mold #43.
How to use mold #44.
Making water for fountains and pools.

How to add water to the gothic fountain.
Making a hole in the gothic floor.
Making a puddle of water on the floor.
Making an open grave.
Making a secret entrance.

How make reusable measuring cups.
Making dead trees.
Making piles of dug up earth.
Building the Gothic Graveyard.

How to use mold #164.
Painting small parts.
Floor tile patterns.

Skematic pyramid painting tips.
Skematic floor tile painting tips.
Plastic tubes for cryo chambers.
Using resin for specimen tubes.
Adding battery powered light.
Printed control panels.

Principles of painting futuristic models.
Futuristic finishing techniques.

Designing Rocky Landscapes.
Making a Clay Practice Model.
Carving The Hill.
Adding the Finishing Touches.

Easy sand texturing.
Advanced sand texturing.
Making palm trees.

Making the Warlock House base.
Making and using a rock mold.
Making an Autumn tree.
Finishing the Warlock House base.

Building and using a form.
Making a rock hill.
Making a fountain.

Using mold #230 for clay tile roofs.
Using mold #245 for slate roofs.
Using mold #240 for wood roofs.
Making a small crypt.

Making a Fire for the Forge.
Making a Fire for a Fireplace.
Making Raised Images.

Making Computer Printed Doors.
Easy Stained Glass Windows.
Window Tracery.
Making a Foam Rock Face.
Making a Wrought Iron Fence.
Making a Gate from Epoxy Gel.
Finishing the Fence.

Using the cobblestone mold #210.
Making a dungeon diorama.
Making torches.
Making a textured door.
Making a portcullis.
Adding moss.

Making a wood shingled roof.
Making a door.
Making terrain for the bridge.
Painting a stone texture floor.
Angled walls and walkways.

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