Making Blinds

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joe.harrison89
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Making Blinds

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Hi,
I am taking the plunge and buying a hard copy of the rules this weekend.

The tokens I have organised but I am just thinking of what to do for the blinds.

I've seen some nicely constructed ones. Is cardboard the best route or thin MDF or other?

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Truscott Trotter
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I went with laminated paper
Same as I did for my CoC patrol markers.
Cheap , light and colourful

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So, cut to size from card stock and put through a lamniator?

I need to get a laminator I think, been putting it off for a while.

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I use laminated cards for blinds too. There’s a load to choose from in the Files section of the TooFatLardies io group.

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Bought a laminator last week at my local Lidl supermarket. Still trying to figure out if I can cut the final laminated product to shape, and also the best thickness of plastic to use. Hmm, and also where to best buy more of those plastic pockets.

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I was looking at one on Amazon , and the different size sleeves. It had decent reviews.

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For blinds, I reckon pieces of earth/turf coloured felt cut to the right size and shape would work OK.
Cheap, relatively inobtrusive, and can be draped over tabletop troopies with minimal risk of damage.
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I had Warbases make me some - http://troubleatthemill.blogspot.com/20 ... absm3.html

I dunno if Martin still has the files, but you could always ask.
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