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TSO-C/D - Day 13 - Friday Feast

2018 Session C/D-MiddlesTinkering School StaffComment

It's Friday which means it's the last day to build. There are a lot of refining and finishing touches to add. At the end of the day, we will hold our long anticipated feast. 

The ferris wheel team jumps into seat reinforcements.

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Aaron and Chris work on a loading platform for the ferris wheel.

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Katherine builds a ladder to get on top of the platform

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Vince makes adjustments to the 0-Grav Chair by adding an improved strap system.

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TIme to test the changes.

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Spencer and Zachary spray glue to make the canvas rigid, allowing for holes to drilled in the canvas without it fraying.

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Eisen and PK drill a hole for bungee to be threaded through which will create a boxing ring look.

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Arianna tests out the pulley system that lifts the doors simultaneously.

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Charlotte and Morgan add more sections to the bridge.

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In the process they accidentally split one of the pieces of wood, creating a cool photo opportunity.

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Soon there will be enough bridge to walk on.

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The feast team is almost done with the table and benches that we will sit on for the feast.

Watermelon paints banners for the festival.

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Katherine tests out the loading platform for the ferris wheel.

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The bridge team does their first weight test.

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Others are excited to hop on.

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Soon enough, the segments span the whole length of the bridge.

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The Thunderfoam is ready for battle.

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With the doors raised, the battle is on.

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The day passes quickly and its time for our feast.

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We enjoy a feast in the forest.

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Because of all the structures, the feast a vertical element.

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After our feast, we head down for our closing fire. At the fire, we share memories from the week and eat s'mores and starbursts. Tomorrow we will show off our projects and then deconstruct the Kingdom of TInkering School.

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