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by letsburntheman
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: how to build 512 sq/ft Inca'ish Pyramid Structure
Replies: 3
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how to build 512 sq/ft Inca'ish Pyramid Structure

we built a tri nearodesic dome last year. 23 boards and lots of cutting.
this shape uses only 17 boards, 4 cuts and has larger sq/ft of 512 but lower ceiling of 6.5 ft high.

http://youtu.be/-PaZQxsTOp4
by letsburntheman
Tue May 21, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area
Replies: 19
Views: 9425

Re: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area

Looks like a fun design (and thanks for posting), but how much of the 110sq feet is functionally useful for a human? The shape of the pyramid looks cool on the outside, but seems like it would be a less efficient use of space (than a tent) and not have much room inside it. Have you used this on the...
by letsburntheman
Tue May 21, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area
Replies: 19
Views: 9425

Re: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area

[quote="BoyScoutGirl"]1) If using insulation board, is wrapping all edges in tape the best way to reduce flaky/powdery board particle moop?
I always use tape because it add strength on the other side of the hinge.
by letsburntheman
Mon May 20, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area
Replies: 19
Views: 9425

Re: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area

of course, that's why it's insulation board.
by letsburntheman
Mon May 20, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area
Replies: 19
Views: 9425

how to make a folding pyramid w/ 110sq/ft shelter area

how to create a folding pyramid using six 4'x8' sheets (insulation board), 3 cuts, 90 yards of tape. 110 sq/ft of shelter space. made something similar a couple years ago and it makes a perfect place for sleeping. 16x16x16 triangle and about 7 feet high at apex. you'll want to put in some venting an...

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