Layout for geodesic dome
Layout for 4x8 sheets of 7/16" OSB
The pieces went together in just 2
evenings. I work from the inside, Liana works from the
The shape looks weird until it's done
Looking inside you see the sheet metal straps. They look kinda cool.
With no glue to wait to dry, the process went fast.
Attaching the straps with short sheet metal screws.
Sitting on my chair inside the dome. Makes it look bigger.
5 pieces left to go, Now how am I to get out?
Jobsite inspector voicing his opinion.
It's getting dark inside the dome.
Foundation for the Tank
Preparing to move the Tank
It looks bigger standing on end!
Sam does a great job!
The dome comes out of the shop
Dome with doors closed
Dome with doors open
Original Building Plans
More progress photos on page
The bottom of the pier
Revised Building Plans 10/31/08
Last update, Oct 31, 2008 www.nightskyobservatory.com