Category Archives: 18th Cent

Oak and Iron – Review/ After action report

So, for the first time this year and I believe with nearly a years gap (gee thanks COVID), a few of us managed to get together and play a game. Rather than meet at the ‘local store’ that we used … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – 4 ships of the line

I have been steadily painting up ships and doing the smaller ships with the larger ones. However, as part of the kickstarter I did get some big ships. So here are the 4 biggest of them. These are two each … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – ships of the line

Well back to the project I have been working on for a while – getting all my Oak and Iron ships done. Included here are three more. I have found that I find it easier to work on three of … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – More trading ships

Yes really, I keep chugging away on this project so that I can get all my ships ready for the table. I have even now read the rules this last weekend, so I should be set on that side of … Continue reading

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Oak and Iron – First ships

So, after my test ship I have started working on the kickstarter ‘collection’ I got for Oak and Iron. I have to say the ships are a little more ‘chunky’ than the Warlord ships, which I have seen. I got … Continue reading

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Oak & Iron – Test 3rd rate ship

So this is a ‘mini post’ for me- well compare to some at least. Before starting a new project I tend to try painting one or two models before I really start. Of course I don’t do that with buying … Continue reading

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Muskets and Tomahawks -AAR

So this last week I got an oldie but goodie (Muskets and Tomahawks) on the table with a couple of the guys. Here is a quick write up of the game. This is using my 15mm FIW collection and the … Continue reading

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FIW woodsmen skirmishers

I have been doing a load of board game figures over the last few weeks, so it’s time for something a little different. A long term project of mine in French Indian Wars in 15mm. I have used the Muskets … Continue reading

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Finishing up of a few projects

So for the first post in 2018 I’ll show some of the little projects which I finished up to close out the last year. All these would really not justify a post on their own (well they could but it … Continue reading

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FIW Forest Indians

With last weeks post on the rural frontiersmen of the European colonists, it just seemed fair to show some more of the natives they would be facing in the wilderness. So here we have another pack of the Blue moon indians. … Continue reading

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