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by silvergirl70
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice
Replies: 44
Views: 3743

Re: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice

... some typos, colloquialisms and lots of general blab. But, I loved this shade so much that if other people need the info, I am happy to share. This ... world is your oyster. -The structure will shift with high winds, as all structures at burning man do. It is designed to have articulating parts ...
by VeracityInBloom
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hi. I’m new too!
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Hi. I’m new too!

... about a couple things. I’ve seen a lot of posts regarding makeshift shade structures but I’m wondering how expensive all the PVC pipe and tarps typically cost? Also, ...
by silvergirl70
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Alumicloth - Verdict?
Replies: 7
Views: 911

Re: Alumicloth - Verdict?

JHands:
Did you end up getting the Alumicloth? very curious about properties, etc. If Aluminet's patent has expired, I'm always on the lookout for good shadecloth. Making more shade structures for a regional burn, and would love to hear if you purchased.....
by fireheadwhale
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Compact Drill vs. Impact Driver for Lag Screws
Replies: 63
Views: 5158

Re: Compact Drill vs. Impact Driver for Lag Screws

... a few weeks ago when I had a flat. I live on an acre of hard pan. I do shade structures. I'm building a bridge over a creek that only has water 5-6 months of the year. ...
by Canoe
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Best playa tent
Replies: 12
Views: 1710

Re: Best playa tent

... tent actually did on the playa. As to tent colour vs. putting it up in shade: put it up in shade too. Shade of an RV, shade under a simple shade structure or under one of the many types of more involved shade structures one finds on the playa. If you can keep the sun off of it with some ...
by bigbluedoggy
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Leave No Trace
Topic: Fuel Containment
Replies: 10
Views: 1215

Re: Fuel Containment

... gas with 110% spill capacity. Above that I stretch a regular tarp for shade with a bit of airspace. Pretty simple and I believe it is in compliance ... containment and shade requirements. The trailer is parked away from our structures. I also keep our small gennies on a sheet of plywood, so when ...
by seven17
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: First time burner 2018!
Replies: 4
Views: 540

First time burner 2018!

... Meet other veteran burners if you can. Ask the questions and fret about shade structures and camps :) It's going to a hell of a ride. xx
by vMarie
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Two virgins from Norway 2018. Help? Is our tent good enough?
Replies: 14
Views: 1041

Re: Two virgins from Norway 2018. Help? Is our tent good enough?

... forums on ways to do it), and we're also looking at different types of shade-structures. We are also looking into joining a camp (not asking here, we prefer to ask around ...
by Mozy F Bonz
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Better way
Replies: 100
Views: 2913

Re: Better way

Yep watch the guys at the five and dime put a two shade structures over the top of their swamp coolers on the roof. They had no effect on the incoming ambient air Temperature. They said ...they just didn't understand why it didn't work. I just smiled told them that's nice.
by Canoe
Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Simple Morning Shade for Small Backpacking Tent
Replies: 46
Views: 17690

Re: Simple Morning Shade for Small Backpacking Tent

I'd really like to build a simple shade structure like the one described here. Appears tho that the original photo has ... of the same design or something similar? p.s. As the morning sun quickly heats structures up, if you want to shade your tent against heating in the morning sun so ...
by Canoe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Best shade structure from walmart
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Re: Best shade structure from walmart

... See these for ideas. Hope the links still work. OK, so I'm looking at shade structures. ... I'm really looking to buy something that requires a minimum of setup. Just ...
by Savannah
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Rick sans Morty. Citadel vs. Space Cruiser?
Replies: 5
Views: 601

Re: Rick sans Morty. Citadel vs. Space Cruiser?

... only be on the playa for 3 days and am first and foremost looking for shade and good conversation. Not looking to pay $500 to join a camp, but ... enough to park at least your camp chair under (rebar is good for shade structures; top it with rebar toppers, or tennis balls with a hole stabbed ...
by Inappropraite
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Playa safe Fabrics
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Playa safe Fabrics

... when it comes to fabrics for use on playa. I am bringing a few art structures that I want to run about 8' x 3' worth of fabric between the different structures as an accent piece. I am not looking to use shade cloth or anything like that as they tend to come in sort of drab colors ...
by trilobyte
Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Origin of "Sparkle Pony?"
Replies: 8
Views: 1149

Re: Origin of "Sparkle Pony?"

... harder (there was little in the way of readily available information on shade structures, for example). Participants typically struggled to get their personal gear together, ...
by Inappropraite
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit. Let's come to a decision.
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Re: Conduit. Let's come to a decision.

... about IF 1/2 inch is a viable option. I have been bringing large structures to playa since I started in 2013, so transportation isn't a problem ... my tent to sleep in a few extra hours, I am asking about pipe to build shade for a theme camp I run because I have this crazy idea that when other ...
by motskyroonmatick
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit. Let's come to a decision.
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Re: Conduit. Let's come to a decision.

I'd go with 1" Haven't heard of any failures of 1" structures and hearing of a number of failures with tubing smaller than that. In the future you could scale up the area of the shade confidently with 1" tubing. I would use 14" lag bolts minimum being ...
by Inappropraite
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Conduit. Let's come to a decision.
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Conduit. Let's come to a decision.

... is the smallest Conduit I should feel comfortable using to construct shade structures around camp? I will be buying footies and corners and attaching ratchet straps to ...
by paul_bennett
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Sleeping in a Cargo Van.
Replies: 14
Views: 953

Re: Sleeping in a Cargo Van.

... window. I'll cover the inside with plastic sheets. I won't build any shade structures nor tents. So, if your idea don't work, remember that some idiot out there is cooking ...
by tgaboreau
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: People Seeking Camps 2017
Replies: 115
Views: 17292

2 UK virgins seeking camp

... to go crazy and know how to chill out afterwards. Some comforts like shade structures, a kitchen, a bar etc would be nice, and obviously we don't mind contributing $ ...
by Token
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

Various wrote:
Just_Joe wrote:It's best to screw when it still has some moisture in it.


Sage advice.


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by Various
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

Just_Joe wrote:It's best to screw when it still has some moisture in it.


Sage advice.
by some seeing eye
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

... and simply put a drywall screw sticking out the top of your 2x3 and slip the grommet over it. Maybe you have a use at home for that piece of shade material the rest of the year? Or get a longer piece and bring it down the sides of your shade porch. Each corner was anchored to rebar with tiewraps ...
by Just_Joe
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

I did a 12x24 out of 2x4 with mesh top two years in a row. It was predrilled and I used carriage bolts. With rachets and rebar, it held up fine. The big pita was that it became a puzzle-- piece A, hole #1 to piece B, hole #3, etc. For an 8x8 or 10x10 (8 pcs lumber), 2x4, deck screws and guylines wou...
by Joeln
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

The nice thing about EMT is the joints are easy, cheap and rigid. Wood moops.
by motskyroonmatick
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

I've found EMT structures to be much more reliable than wood. Wood can be made bomb proof out there but it involves much more work than building a Flat shade out of EMT.
by Various
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?
Replies: 7
Views: 452

2x3s strong enough to build shade structures?

I need to build a small add-on "porch" to my carports and am debating EMT vs wood. Is building an 8x8x8' simple structure, or maybe a 16x8x8, out of 2x3s with a tarp on top and no sides, lag bolted with ratchet strap tiedowns, going to have any potential for an engineering fail? (I do unde...
by ScarbuttsCoffee
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Scarbutts Coffee is looking for Team members
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Scarbutts Coffee is looking for Team members

... group is full of fun people. We build showers. Setup a kitchen,build shade structures. We have shaded tent areas. Scarbutts Coffee is part of The Breakfast Club village. ...
by Takoda13
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Camp Cyberia welcoming new members
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Camp Cyberia welcoming new members

... Our main private buildings include several 36 x 40 Black Rock Hardware structures, providing almost 10,000 square feet of shade. We added two more this year so we can make a 'U' shaped structure. Two of them will ...
by euphoria101
Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Bay Area LadyGeek coming in for a landing at First Burn!
Replies: 13
Views: 785

Re: Bay Area LadyGeek coming in for a landing at First Burn!

... hat, maybe a cape + sunscreen. I will definitely be looking into some shade structures - but of course at this point getting it all to the playa seems like it might be ...

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