Thanks! That looks pretty cool. I look forward to trying it out.
BTW: The design I posted really only had one benefit: It will work on any existing wall 'boxy' wall design without modification. If you are doing "exterior" walls, copy-rotate-paste is the only mod needed to make the end look nice.
Your design looks much stronger, but looks like more work for the designer - adding yet-another-layer. I'm up for it if you are!
1) I must admit that this method (given the caveats below) produces the strongest-when-assembled fold-flat box wall I've seen. It (mostly) works well.
2) You really, really have to make this with a cutter, including using the perfect prefs/scores possible there. I tried hand scoring and *any* deviation causes problems with the ends (that normally get fixed/corrected for buy glueing in normal non-fold-flat boxy walls.) Hand cut/score + this fold flat design == frustration at assembly and a warped result.
3) Despite two tries, the cutfile - near the very end of the "cut" phase cut an unexpected segment when my cutter started to "grind" which says that it's going just out of the limits. I think flipping/rotating the whole model horizontally would help a lot (all the detailed cutting would be at the "close" end, not the far end- where the most cutting-sheet-alignment errors tend to happen.
4) Steps 1 and 3 in the instructions work as well as I expected. Step #2: The fold-over-slotted-tabs are just too flimsy, even with 110 lb paper. The slot-cuts are too deep. Can you shorten the notches or use some other method. None of the two I built survived a second dis-assembly for storage at at least one of these tabs.
I look forward to trying the next version - maybe on the *dark* textures?
Vermin King: Not the style you are looking for, but try a search for 'paper theatre' or 'paper theater', and you will find a few pages of epinal figures. Not many, but I know there are a few
May 14, 2019 5:08:58 GMT -9
shep: Does anyone know where to find decent individual minis of late Roman Republic era civilians? From senator to slave, every mini would be great, as long as they are not legionaires or generals or other military (Praetorian Guard and Roman Vigiles excluded)
May 14, 2019 4:20:32 GMT -9
wyvern: Nah, just rewatched the 1931 Universal "Dracula" movies (the Lugosi one and the Spanish version)
May 1, 2019 12:20:34 GMT -9
Vermin King: did you do your bonfire?
Apr 30, 2019 10:08:38 GMT -9
woosh: also, where can i find cool ships and mechs? im looking particularly for any spider tanks or spider mechs. ive seen the site with all the mechwarrior papercrafts and ive made a couple of those but none of them are especially spider-like
Apr 7, 2019 12:38:49 GMT -9
woosh: ebbles sent me here when i asked about his ud41 utility dropship, and that hed seen a mod that had 4 engines, which id like to try
Apr 7, 2019 12:37:22 GMT -9
woosh: i was typing up a thread and it said it was too big. soooo whatever
Apr 7, 2019 12:36:03 GMT -9
Vermin King: Sorry, long day yesterday ...
Apr 7, 2019 4:37:09 GMT -9
woosh: is anyone currently online?
Apr 6, 2019 19:10:30 GMT -9
woosh: hello! i am new. im currently typing up a thread in the 'say hi' forum
Apr 6, 2019 19:09:52 GMT -9
okumarts: ANYONE can do it!
Apr 2, 2019 9:46:48 GMT -9
chiefasaur: Sweet tutorial! Now I know how to make paper minis ;P
Apr 1, 2019 19:15:04 GMT -9
oldschooldm: Yup. More power to anyone who tries it. It will only whet the appetite for people who want paper minis that were designed to be paper minis. :-) Fronts and Backs FOREVER! :-) [... it's bait, don't bite it! ... ]
Mar 25, 2019 8:13:22 GMT -9
cowboyleland: Now I have seen it. It doesn't advance our hobby, but anyone with half a brain who wanted 2nd rate figures could easily figure this out for themselves so I guess he isn't doing any harm.
Mar 19, 2019 17:53:59 GMT -9