The next project I started , apart from the halfmen army, is this medieval public house. It can certainly be used for fantasy games ,too. When finished it will have a stable and an outhouse added. I used styrodur , an extruded polystyrene, toothpicks and teddy bear fur for building. First I build all the walls of the first and second floor and inscribed the detail of the wood into the door and wooden beams as well as all the stonework in the window and door arches as well as in the chimney.
The next step was the assembly of the walls and the floors. The base is a piece of MDF.
In the pictures you can also see the beginning of the construction of the roof.
Next I mixed some filler with black gesso and painted all the walls , in between the beams and around the windows and door. When dry you get a nice rough surface like seen in lime washed buildings.
Next step is to glue on the teddy bear fur on the roof to simulate thatch. This is only glued on at the moment, it needs to be straitened out a bit and has to be painted with a PVA mix later .
Here are some close ups of the wood and stone structures:
More when I have done a bit more work on it!
4 thoughts on “Building a Styrodur ( extruded polystyrene ) medieval public house”
That looks already very good. I shall get some popcorn and watch this closely.
do that next will be the thatched roof
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