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Hoopsup

November 16, 2012

Last weekend I got the hoops in place with the connecting pvc “spines” running the length of the structure for stability.

I decided to try a better venting scheme this year with exterior wooden slats running a couple of feet above the ground down both sides. When done, I hope to have an easy system rigged to roll one or both sides up to the wood, maybe on pvc “rollers”.

Home Depot had cheap but straight cedar boards that were the right size:

As before, we’ll know how good the ultimate design is by next spring. In the meantime I need to actually finish designing it.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Gail permalink
    November 16, 2012 11:58 pm

    How are you going to deal with high winds?

    • November 17, 2012 6:18 am

      Once the ends are enclosed and stabilized a bit, the whole thing actually sheds wind pretty well. The fence helps too….
      Right now it is about as vulnerable as it ever will be since the ends of the pvc aren’t anchored yet and wind can get in/under

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