tent-interior-msg - 2/5/97
Storage and decorating inside pavilions.
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From: <jehanne at esper.com>
Subject: Re: Period Tents
Date: 26 Aug 1996 05:12:53 GMT
Organization: Esper Systems
As for shelving in a pavilion: you might consider a
set of straps which have wide loops sewn into them and
a grommeted hole in the top. The grommet goes over
your pavilion pole (which then goes through the tent
grommet), and boards slide into the loops & brace
against the poles. This arrangement has the advantage
of folding down small for transport.
Jehanne du May
From: zarquon at platinum.nb.net (Michael Greenstein)
Subject: Re: Period Tents
Date: 26 Aug 1996 22:57:16 GMT
Organization: National Business Network Inc
Bridget O'Donnell suggests:
: I would recommend a set of plastic collapsable shelves. They are not period,
: true, but are strong and waterproof, and not too expensive either.
Aye, Lady, but beware. I brought such a set, and congratulated myself
for my cleverness. Then, in the storm on Thursday night (the second
Thursday storm, that is), a tent pole vibrating in the high winds
smacked into my shelves, sending the whole thing tumbling over and
covering things with the tomato sauce from the glass jars on the
And yes, I've learned some lessons out of this... 8-)
From: jeffebear1 at aol.com (JeffEBear1)
Subject: Re: Period Tents
Date: 8 Sep 1996 15:28:25 -0400
In article <4vp8e4$bs9 at crow.cybercomm.net>, rhiannon at cybercomm.net (Pam
>>some of the clutter...think we might use those storage cubes you put together
>>yourself. not period, but easily packable and a feasible solution to having
>>*stuff* all over the tent!
I have used the plastic folding portable clotheslines that I have got at
walmart for lots of things including food. they fold out in a circle
similiat to a upside down unbrella with clothespins on all the "spokes". I
hook it to the edge or ceter pole and have lots of hanging room. I also
found a chain with clips in the childrens section (for stuffed animals?)
that I hang from one side to the other and clip stuff to.
Hope this helps!
Subject: Re: tents at Pennsic or other events
From: Holly_Sullivan at elric.maximumaccess.com (Holly Sullivan)
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 97 11:38:54 PDT
Organization: The Techno-Mages' Guild * DLG Pro HQ
> From: bronwynmgn at aol.com
> For one thing, as someone else noted, there is no such
> thing as privacy at Pennsic. Tent walls block no sound at all, tents
> shimmy nicely with certain movements, and there are few places at
> where you can not expect to be backlighted at least once a night by
> campfires, lanterns or car headlights.
(puzzled look) My tent (both my first 8x10 and the 12x16 monster tent I
currently use) never (ahem) shimmied while they were being used in the
pursuit of recreational activities. (and believe me, I can get pretty
recreational.(G) I solved the backlighting problem long ago by hanging
drapes inside my tent on all four walls. They're made from cheaply
purchased Burlington drapery fabric remnants, with a white vinyl lining.
Car headlights can hit 'em, you won't see anything. And they really make
the inside of the tent look more like a pavilion.
:)---Holly---<--<- at * San Diego, CA *
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 00:53:28 -0500
To: bryn-gwlad at Ansteorra.ORG
From: caladin at mail.io.com (eric)
Subject: Re: Hello, want to fight he
Jason & Hilary Brashear said:
>Me and My wife Hilary Would Just like to say Hi!!
>We where planing on joning the SCA here in Bryn Gwlad.
>Well Glad to see that it is still here.
>Is there a group here that works on crafts?
>We are getting a Round End Marquee Tent
>this September and my wife wants to work on
>dressing the inside up but doesnŐt know where to start.
I find that getting my stuff in to period looking containers in my pavillion
is one of the better uses of my time ....
I've made some stupid simple 18"*18"*2' pine boxes stained with brass
harware which are simple, stackable, easy to load and export and are cheap to
make. There are even simpler/cheaper boxes, but I like the brass and all that
I've really cheated alot to make these easily... so ask me to show you and
rip my ideas off..
my next project is going to be a wooden folding table, you can pick my
braind about that if you wish too...
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