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so I decided I would mock up the umbrella base in Google Sketch because I was tired of trying to explain what was in my head. It's the first thing I have actually created in Google Sketch so don't expect much. The goal here is to have it both extremely stable and portable. So that should be easy

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All of the fabric has been prepped for the next fitting. The top has been sewn into 6 panels and the edges have been finished. The 6 front panels are also hemmed and reinforced. Next up is either a second fitting or surface decoration. It just depends on which I feel like tackling first.

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Started doing the fittings for the roof and came up 2" short of fabric then discovered that I had given myself much more ease than I needed. So after some trimming I think I have the roof worked out. I'm going to finish only half of the seams so I can dismantle it in the future for decorating. After one more fitting I will focus on the front panels for the umbrella.

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Fabric has been scrounged, The wooden extensions were tested and measurements have been taken! This week I will pattern out the sections and start cutting the fabric to give this thing some life. Soon we will be able to move on to the additions for the counters.

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Started working on the rib extensions for the top peaks. I'm using some cheap 1x2s cut to about 15". There will be about 8" of overlap with the metal ribs. I'm testing it with pine but will likely move up to something better if it works. I want to not only work out how much to extend the frame but also testing if the ribs can handle the extra weight. Once the extension is determined I can go about patterning the fabric for the umbrella. So far slotting the pine has been a pain. The Dremel wants to follow the...

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