About the Baba Yaga's Hut miniature

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Baba Yaga's Hut has appeared in the Dungeons and Dragons game for years. It first appeared as an Artifact in the 1st edition AD&D Dungeon Masters Guide. Later, a complete module based on this artifact was published in Dragon Magazine #83. In 2nd edition AD&D, it was not mentioned in the DMG, but later it appeared in the Book of Artifacts. Finally, it re-appeared as a complete module (#9471) published for 2nd edition AD&D, The Dancing Hut of Baba Yaga. As of 2/2001, it has not appeared in 3rd edition AD&D.

Due to it's weird nature (a hut set upon dancing chicken legs), it isn't the sort of miniature that would work well in metal (lead, pewter, what have you) since it is so top-heavy. And I didn't think anyone would ever mass produce a plastic version, so I decided to make my own.

The hut is made of soft wood (poplar and balsa primarily), making it extremely light. The legs are a hard, yet moderately flexible plastic from a toy I found in the sale bin at a toy store, painted to look chicken-like. Because most descriptions of the hut indicate that the legs can "fold under the hut so that it can set flat on the ground", I made the legs detachable from the hut itself.

I don't know what interest, if any, there is in people wanting a miniature of the hut, but if you are interested in getting one yourself, I might consider it. Unfortunately it took me a looooong time (about 20 hours) to make this first one, and there's no guarantee I can find the same legs again. But, having said that, if you are really, desperately, in need of this miniature, I would be willing to make and sell one for around $75. This would cover my time, more than anything else (materials were about $15, to be honest). If you wish to discuss having one made, or just want to talk about the miniature itself, e-mail me: drexxell@ymail.com.