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Mini Tetrahedral Tensegrity Table #10: Tensioning the Wires and Completing the Project

03-27-2022 12:03 AM by Ron Stewart | 8 comments »

At this point, the moment of truth had arrived. It was time to attach the tensioning wires and hope they didn’t tear the pyramids apart or result in a wobbly table. I decided the best way to proceed was to create three support brackets that would hold the disks at the right distance apart. (That was 5”, which I had determined by holding the disks at different distances until one seemed right.) The brackets were just 1/2” thick slats of wood with slots to hold the disks. I wanted the brackets to hold the disks firmly without marring the finish, which had not cured. I wrapped a doubled-over length of painter’s tape around a walnut scrap and used my kerfmaker (w...

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