|Campaign Map from Airfix Magazine Guide No. 4|
Not having access to a Xerox machine (this is quite some time ago) our map was made by (Geoff) tracing the master map and adapting it somewhat.
|Hand drawn map of Ireland, somewhat adapted|
|Cautious Confederate attack on Federal positions|
Since then, these have lain in a box (only getting the occasional outing) but it was always my intention to fill in a few gaps and refurbish what I had already made, so this is what I did last week.
|Stage 1: glue polystyrene to cardboard|
|Stage 2: profiling with filler and attaching matches|
|Stage 3: sit back, take out your pipe, and admire your handiwork|
|A selection of what's in the box now|
|Suspiciously empty gun emplacement|
This was not known to the Rebels who approached very cautiously, only to find that the guns pointing at them, apparently fiendishly waiting until they got to cannister range, were merely tree trunks shaped and painted to look like guns. Quaker guns. Well, I laughed: but then I did say that campaigns could be funny things.