Sunday, March 29, 2015

Throw a Little Shade

Gypsy and I decided to design our own shade structure to use with the gravity chairs we bought in 2013. Picture a quarter-section, lengthwise, of a cylindrical solid. The curved "outer" edge will be covered with a tarp, nine feet by twelve feet. The two flat faces of the solid will be interchangeable as the "front" and the "base." It would be shaped like this:

Picture the black lines as lengths of white PVC pipe, and imagine that the flat sides were just the connected pipes, eight feet long for the "upright" pipes, and ten feet long for the "length" of the quarter-cylinder. Here are the parts we are using to make the structure:

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