This was made before I started this blogging mess. Charles and I wanted an iconic rope bridge for our Lost Temple style dungeon. I mean how could we even call it that if we didn’t have one?
This was my second attempt at a rope bridge. I made a very small baby one at first and worked my way up to this.
To build this, Charles first cast and glued the steps together for me. Then I painted the steps, washed them, and glued in bamboo skewers into them. Next, and bear with me it’s been a bit since making this, I glued the bottom support ropes on each side to the correct tautness. I then wrapped the ends around to make it look tied and sealed them in glue. After that, I then glued stained, cut up to look worn, wooden planks across the bottom twine ropes. Then, I glued the top twine ropes and created the “support” ropes between the bamboo skewers.
To finish it off, I looped the twine rope between the top and bottom ropes, and tied them where the knots are located at.
After I looked at it, I realized the twine was too fuzzy and a lot of cutting with scissors ensued. I then sealed all the ropes with a watered down clear scenic glue.
Here are the final results. Obviously, in the future I will be taking in between steps.