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Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

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What is the best primer for painting plastic or metal miniatures? The best primer for painting miniatures depends on the surface material. Some primers work best on plastic, whereas other primers work best on metals. In principle all primers act as a preparatory coat over unpainted metal, plastic, or resin to prevent the absorption of …

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Recommended Varnishes for Miniatures (Best Practice and Use)

Recommended Matte Varnishes for Miniatures (Best Practice and Use)

So, you’ve spent hours painting miniatures. Now, you want to protect your work with a varnish. What is the best varnish for painted miniatures, e.g., Warhammer and military scale models? If you’re a gamer, this is especially important since your models will have to endure a lot of handling. To protect your minis, you need …

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Best Gap Fillers: Guide for Miniatures and Models (Top 12 Reviewed)

12 Useful Gap Fillers for Miniatures (Review and Tips)

What are the best gap fillers for miniatures and models? Miniature and model assembly is fun. Scratch builders love making things from…well, scratch. Filling gaps is an important step in preparing your models for primer and paint. Gap fillers are useful for whether you are assembling plastic model kits for Warhammer 40k or Age of …

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Complete Glue Guide for Miniatures and Models (Best 10 Reviewed)

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Looking for the best model glue for plastic, metal, or resin miniatures? An essential tool for any miniature hobbyist is a good glue. How else do you assemble and glue Warhammer miniature kits? For a hobbyists working with miniatures, scale models, and even 3D prints, a good glue needs to be strong, reliable, and easy …

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Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

What magnifying systems do you need for painting detail? To paint details on miniatures, you need good fine-motor skill and eye sight. Magnification aids in particular, e.g., visors, headsets, or reading glasses, can improve detailed painting. Fine scale modelers and other hobbyists can always tools to help make tasks easier and more comfortable. Have you …

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Hero Forge: Unboxing Custom 3D Printed Miniatures (Close-Up Photos)

Hero Forge is the an online (internet-based) site for “…customizing and 3D printing tabletop miniatures and statuettes”, according to the website. Hero Forge emerged as a crowd-funded venture using Kickstarter, and provides users with a platform to create detailed 3D characters in a web browser. For a photographic project, I ordered five miniatures from Hero …

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