Not a lot has been happening on the miniature front here in Edinburgh as I've been spending time in the garden, time which has been long overdue!
It also gave me some thinking time regarding the baseboard and what to use. Daydreamer and Josje suggested sandpaper (thanks for that, ladies) and I was thinking along those lines myself, trying to work out where a piece big enough could be found as joins were not an option. The best idea that presented itself was sandpaper as used on floor sanders but that was as far as it went.
Then, (and we've all had them) - a light bulb moment! Cork! Even better, self-adhesive cork. A quick look on ebay and there it was - exactly what I was looking for. 1 Metre long, 45 cms wide, 1.5mm thick self adhesive on a roll as used for craft projects. Perfect.
It has just been laid it down temporarily at the moment to let it flatten out but I think it's going to be just the job. I'll let you know soon.