Trees

We have two trees being built. The 4×4 centers are legs for platforms. The legs will poke through the lid of the platform and the tree framing will hold chicken wire and paper mache. Each plywood half circle is cut to random sizes and placed at irregular distances...

Platforming

Here’s a mix-n-match set of platform methods. The open framed part is called a parallel.The platforms on the top are comprised of a basic 4×8 and a 4×4 platform framed using 1×6 lumber. The bottom platforms are only slightly different as they are...

Flats

Flats come in various forms and sizes. A flat is a fake wall. If you look around you, you will see walls that are solid, usually made out of wood or plaster, and go from floor to ceiling. Some walls have holes in them. A door is a hole in the wall. So is a window. How...

Muslin

Muslin is a cloth used for numerous things in Tech Theater. It comes in several widths for all sorts of uses. Covering Flats. Covering Platforming. Covering Trees.  Covering Actors, (costumes.) Making props.  Curtains. And much more. Hint for cutting: Muslin tears in...