A farmhouse in Flanders

19 Sep 2018
Nino /
Some time ago I asked my twin Sons to help me building the scale model of a Flemish farmhouse. I thought it would provide the ideal setting for a skirmish in the War of the Austrian Succession, involving perhaps a foraging party of French Hussars unexpectedly stumbling upon a piquet of British regulars, themselves busy [...]
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A stockade fort in the wilderness

10 Feb 2017
Nino /
Some times back my teenage twin Sons and I built the model of a small stockade fort, or rather a fortified fur-trade post somewhere deep in Indian territory… The base is a rectangular piece of 3-mm thick cardboard, approximately 25 x 35 cm wide. The posts are cut from pieces of the roots of  some (unidentified) shrubs [...]
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