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  1. Andrew McMillan

    Jacknife trucks

    Hi again all. Further to my post about windows (thanks to those who responded!), I'm hoping there may be someone at CB with expertise either designing or constructing trucks.Per my other post, the company I'm designing for will build these trucks and I'd like to provide quality plans to make...
  2. BumbedBooster

    Outdoor Wagons and Triangle Platforms?

    Oh LORD what have I gotten myself into... HELP! I've was a scene designer and PAC manager for various theaters for around a decade or so, but for the past couple of years I've been more or less "retired."My sister asked if I could help build a few "props" for my nieces HS marching band...
  3. ScenicKatie

    Casters For Rolling Chairs

    Hey there!I am working on the set for a high school production of GREASE and the choreographer is hoping for 10 rolling chairs for Beauty School Dropout. My stage is rather beat up hard wood so I am looking for the best casters for a smooth and quiet ride during the number. Any suggestions...
  4. J

    Wagon Brakes with stem casters....

    I'd like to screw a stem caster into a wagon brake where the threaded rod goes. I've done this for a few lighter weight set pieces and its never worked out exactly right- but, in my defense, I hadn't had enough R&D time nor time to work out any kinks or concerns. Basically think along the lines...
  5. msfixit

    Zero-Throw Casters are....moving too much

    Howdy,I have probably one of the better problems to have: We are doing "Meet Me in St. Louis" and I'm currently in the process of building the Trolley. I had decided to put zero-throw casters on the bottom of the trolley to allow it to pivot and turn every which way during the trolley song and...
  6. M

    Help building two rolling platforms

    Hi there, I have been designing sets for a while now...but have recently been tasked with creating construction drawings as well- normally my carp team takes care of it. I am wondering how best to make two moving platforms. One is 3ft high while the other is 20" high. The 20" one is more like a...