Model Behavior: Miniature Wood Flooring

Fabricator and modelmaker Kayte Sabicer shows us a technique for making simulated wood flooring using simple gatorboard and shellac sealer! This is an effective technique she’s used many times in making miniature sets, and can be use for miniature displays. The finished effect is so cool!

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14 thoughts on “Model Behavior: Miniature Wood Flooring

  1. That’s a really cool technique. That would work really well to create cool tiles for Dungeons & Dragons.

  2. Kayte is quickly becoming a new favorite up there with Sean for me. Awesome video and techinique.

  3. That looks so amazing. So much so, I feel like there should be some random horizontal lines for seams of where one plank stops and another begins.

  4. One of the main differences between regular foam-core board and Gatorboard is that Gatorboard is waterproof. I’d never even seen that stuff before working in a model shop. It’s pretty fantastic stuff (though pricey).

    When you see the shellac soaking into the board it’s only the shellac that has dripped over the side filling in the open foam cells – not soaking into the surface.

  5. Love content like this. Kayte is an excellent teacher. I work around A LOT of foamcore and I know what my mini projects will be now.

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