Re: Metal studs for dome construction
- To: domesteading at sculptors dot com
- Subject: Re: Metal studs for dome construction
- From: Charles J Knight <c dot knight at juno dot com>
- Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 19:00:18 +0000
> << Earlier I looked at the panels made from steel studs (I think
> I have photos of panels being made from metal studs, but the
> heavier metal studs were required to give the structure stability.
What about eliminating the studs altogether, and going for a
Something moderately flexible, like corrugated steel or fiberglass
could be used for the sheathing, and a pattern of holes "punched"
in the corners. Shouldn't be hard to engineer, or to build.
Assembly of a garden shed type of construct should be fairly
simple, especially with a bunch of pictures for us men. Maybe
even color coding!
-- Chuck Knight
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