4a. 18′ Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

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Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS

4a-W1 – Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

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DIAGRAMS

Click on the link to view and print the paper model. Cut and assemble the model prior to constructing the Growing Dome structure. *Just in case you have not printed and assembled your paper model yet.

4-D2 – Dome Structure Aerial View (Same as 1-D2)

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4-D3 – Hub System

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4-D4 – Dome Leveling & Alignment

Click on the link to view and print diagram explaining the importance of a level dome and alignment of dome structure on foundation wall and how to avoid problems.

4-D5 – Hub Alignment

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VIDEOS

4-V1 – Strut Identification

4a-V2 – Installing Base Struts

Note: This video shows a 26′ dome. On the 18′ dome, the process is the same except there is only one length of base strut and does not utilize any backer rod.

4a-V3 – Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

Note: This video shows a 26′ dome. The process is the same but follow the strut pattern as shown on the 3D Paper Model.

4-V4 Hub Alignment

Note: This video shows alignment on a 26′ Dome. On a 18′ dome there will be no “B” strut between the pentagon hubs. Simply make sure that the base of the pentagon hubs are level.

4-V5 – Eyebolt Installation


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