Materials

Last Updated: 06/27/17

What materials are we using to build it?

Legs (x4)

  • Legs: 24′ long A500 Square Steel Tube [6 X 6 X 1/2 wall]
  • Boots: A500 Square Steel Tube [7 X 7 X 1/2 wall] with flanges made of A36 Steel Plate [1/4 inch thick]

Bracket

  • Sides: A36 Steel Plate [1/4 inch thick]
  • Corners: A500 Square Steel Tube [7 X 7 X 1/2 wall]
  • Cross bracing inside of the bracket: A513 Square Steel Tube [2 X 2 X 16GA (.065 wall)]

Leg-Bracket-Base

  • Bolts (bracket<->leg<->base) will be High-Strength Steel Hex Head Screws

Base

  • Cross supports: A513 Square Steel Tube [2 X 2 X 16GA (.065 wall)]
  • Center cross: A500 Square Steel Tube [2-1/2 X 2-1/2 X 3/16 wall]l

Body

  • Metal frame: A513 Square Steel Tube [1-1/2 X 1-1/2 X 16GA (.065 wall)]
  • Spine is 3/4” 7 plywood
  • Ribs are 1/2” 5 plywood and connected with 19 hardware cloth
  • 2×4 trussing and cross supports will be added as needed
  • Skin will be fiberglass

Additional

  • Turf (1600 sqft)
  • White picket fence
  • Backyard games