Day 23 of PyraPOD4 Grande-17 Backyard DIY: design chat with Richard, Yang and Tim to make simpler frame

This morning Richard, Yang, Tim and I met together at 2.bitypod.net together with others joining in later on this morning. The goal was to come up with a simpler design with welded joints and use mainly 2×2 inch square aluminum tubes. Two videos made:


This first video above is my explanation basded on the 3D Sketchup file


The second video above is an edited form of the actual design session recording

No fasteners are needed, which means a cleaner look with a much quicker setup! The following image shows its structure:

The general uncustomized form will look like this with glazings:

Aubrey Zhang

Author: Aubrey Zhang

Since obtaining PhD in Electrochemistry in 1994 (University of Calgary), I have been through many things, such as post-doctoral research work using STM to study atomic level electrodeposition of Cd on Ag(111) surface at UIUC (Urbana-Champaign at University of Illinois), lifetime free-lance preaching, CEO of TheoLogos Publications and PyraPOD Global Inc, former salesman of diamond tools for Superprem Industries, former director of DiaSolid Kitchen & Bath, finishing carpenter, working for CRE Green, a solar company in Kelowna, BC. After all these experiences, my life motto is this: sharp mind must combine with skilful hands. With my wife Margaret we have three kids - Riley, Grace and Anita.