performers.net forums  

Go Back   performers.net forums > FOR SALE - WANTED > ITEMS WANTED

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-14-02, 03:10 PM   #1
fracksfreakshow
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 229
Question ladder of swords

Ok Frack is pretty sure will never be able to find one of these in a store and will probably have to make own. Can't find any stats on the net on how to make one. Anyone know about this or how to do it? Made my own bed of nails so this can't be harder than that just need to know how to do it. thanks
fracksfreakshow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-02, 04:29 PM   #2
Thom
Senior Member
 
Thom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: New Orleans, LA USA
Posts: 117
Lightbulb

Frack,

Have you ever seen a three sword display rack?
Same idea but with five or six swords and spaced like ladder rungs. Then make the whole thing "sit" like a sandwich board.

Make sense? If not then e-mail me...
ThomBritain@aol.com

Thom
www.thombritain.com

p.s. If you know C.M. Christ of the Hall & Christ show, he has one and might have pictures he can e-mail.

Good luck

[This message has been edited by Thom (edited 01-14-2002).]
__________________
Thom Britain
King of the Whole Entire World!
www.flyingcatcircus.com
Thom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-02, 04:50 PM   #3
Julia
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Berlin
Posts: 54
Arrow

Hey Frack!

I just built my second Ladder of swords, it now has four steps instead of the old three. i had to work it out myself, so I pretty much went around and looked for different types of ladders in hardwareshops , also I wanted a platform on top of it and a folding function, so I took some of the ideas on how it should be folding from the type of ladder your mother would have in the house(if she is short).
So you look at that kind of ladders and and imagine exchanging steps for swords. it really isn't that hard, you are a boy and male brains work in a logical kind of way.
A couple of tips though: I don't know how tall you are, for me personally I made the gap between the steps slightly smaller than on the original *mother/kitchen ladder* ,
Material: my old one was made of metal and was quite heavy and bulky, this one is partly boxed alluminium with some wodden fillings inside , its welded, skrewed, glued all at the same time, balance is important , otherwise you obviously tilt and fall. It folds up pretty neatly and its light,which might be an important issue cos i have to drag it around without a car sometimes. There are ladders made entirely of wood, they are heavy but steady, Felicity and Molotov just had one of those made, its heavy alright,,, but steady. maybe you can find them on the net, they are based in San Francisco, so am I, (though I am in Europe at the moment, working for a couple of weeks), ok ladder, check out Rhys he also does a ladder show. I dont have the name of their websites here with me , but I am sure Jim would know.
Anyway, there are lots of ways, if you still need help and /or ideas e-mail me through my website :www.nothingimpossible.net (its kind of down at present, but you can still click on the info@ ..... link and that goes to me.

Gotta run, good luck
Jewels
www.nothingimpossible.net
__________________
Jewels

www.nothingimpossible.net
Julia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-02, 06:44 PM   #4
Frisbee
Senior Member
 
Frisbee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 753
Post

Rhys Thomas can be found at www.jugglemania.com

-Frisbee

__________________
_____________________________
THE GREG FRISBEE SHOW
Comedy Juggler | Variety Performer

www.FrisbeeShow.com
_____________________________
Frisbee is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.