|Project by jm64||posted 01-22-2011 04:37 AM||1554 views||0 times favorited||4 comments|
- two murals, each eight feet high by 12 feet long
- would be painted in a classroom and then transported to the stage
I decided I needed something stable, relatively light that could be disassembled easily, and transported through the classroom door.
After trying a couple of different designs on paper I decided on a two part frame. Each piece of the frame is 6 feet wide by 7.5 feet tall. The frame is built from 3/4 inch birch plywood cut in 4 inch wide strips. The frame is designed so that the edge of each panel will meet over a horizontal frame member. The base is 2 feet wide and the frame is held upright with 45 degree supports in the back
The frame, base, and supports are joined with pocket screws and glue. The two pieces of the frame lock together using two “Align-N-Lock” pieces of hardware from Rockler intended to hold two table halves together.
The panels are 1/4 inch birch plywood. Three brackets on the back of each panel slide over the frame.
-- Joe, Cumming, GA