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Offline diymark

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amazing domino strength
« on: June 25, 2017, 05:47 PM »
I'm in the middle of deconstructing a failed attempt to make a solar air heater panel...the panel was supported by some 2x4 uprights constructed with some 10x100 dominos. It was a quick and dirty construction and now that I'm decommissioning it we thought we'd try and break it by loading the joint (standing and jumping on it)
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My son stands on the horizontal strut
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Adding his girlfriend and it still holds

I was amazed that the joint did not give, even with a foot long lever. I cut open the joint with the bandsaw so you can see how simple the construction. Very cool.
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Offline Chris Wong

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Re: amazing domino strength
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 12:08 AM »
I'm often surprised at just how difficult things are to disassemble.
Chris Wong, http://FlairWoodworks.com

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