Wednesday, 28 February 2018

The Onion Dome Drawer Knob.....




I wanted to have a Russian church to match the meagre village houses I previously made and finally found an design example which could fit upon the small bases I require.  So unlike the previous MDF buildings I started with a foamcore frame.  Took an evening (Ok to be honest, a very long evening and into the early morning) to finish the structure and wood walls.


The onion dome is the quintessential look of the Russian Orthodox church.  Mine is a wooden drawer knob taken from a cabinet. (Geez, I hope the wife doesn’t notice!). The dome shape was built up with a bit of harden clay holding a makeshift balsa wood cross.


Overheard during a wargame:
"A quick game is a good game. Done, over, get over to the pub for beer and talk about it for three hours."




2 comments:

  1. Fantastic looking church, Doug! I was tempted by the MDF one from Sarissa, but I think yours looks even better. Especially the dome :)

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    1. Quiet about the dome, as I don't want the wife to notice the missing knob...
      (but it suits the model so well)

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