Build Events

:::NEW SCHEDULE & PROCESS:::

Hey Crew,

Thanks for all your hard work so far. We are in the finale push and things are really starting to look amazing.

Here are all the important dates to keep in mind for the next month. Please remember that is you are coming to a build to bring your safety gloves and glasses and sturdy foot wear. You will be asked to sign a waiver and we will have a safety orientation at the beginning of each build day.

Toi Box

Thursday, June 9, 6-9 PM
WHAT: External elements build event – jigsaw cutting, wood staining, woodburning & pizza!
WHERE: Toi’s garage/driveway – 3840 Ontario Street, back of the house down a long driveway.

Thursday, June 16, 6-10 PM
WHAT: BURN IT ALL! Woodburning, BBQ and a firey film – 6-8 pm on the roof woodburning designs/inscriptions into wood siding for Playa Time and BBQing (bring something to throw on the grill- condiments and buns provided), 8 pm a hot film on blueray and in 5.1 surround sound.
WHERE: Night Muppet & Boom’s – 188 Keefer Place, #222 (near Chinatown/Stadium skytrain station, buzzer 8062)

Tuesday, June 21, 6-9 PM
WHAT: External elements build event – jigsaw cutting, wood staining, woodburning & pizza!
WHERE: Toi’s garage/driveway – 3840 Ontario Street, back of the house down a long driveway.

Thursday, June 23, 6-10 PM
WHAT: BURN IT ALL! Woodburning, BBQ and a firey film – 6-8 pm on the roof woodburning designs/inscriptions into wood siding for Playa Time and BBQing (bring something to throw on the grill – condiments and buns provided), 8 pm a hot film on blueray and in 5.1 surround sound.
WHERE: Night Muppet & Boom’s – 188 Keefer Place, #222 (near Chinatown/Stadium skytrain station, buzzer 8062)

Saturday, July 2, 12-6 PM
WHAT: Big Pre-BitF Build Event – Final touches and prep for loading for transport to BitF
WHERE: Robert’s in Richmond

TENTATIVE:
WHAT: Load and transport to BitF
WHEN: Wednesday, July 6
WHERE: Robert’s in Richmond

Other Important Dates

Game Time Playa Time fundraising event, June 10
Playa Time planning meeting, June 14
Makers Faire – June 25th and 26th

Thanks

Toi
playatime-volunteer@burningvan.org

Complete the Volunteer Survey here: http://tinyurl.com/PlayaTimeBuildTeamVolunteer

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NEW VIDEO AND PICS BY Vision Weaver from the April 3rd build!


[Burning Man – CORE Project Build Day from Vision Weaver on Vimeo]

BUILD DAYS PAST:

  • Build Day #1:  Sunday March 27th, we prepared parts of the Human Sized Hamster Wheel that will move the gears that move the hands of time.
  • Build Day #2: Sunday April 3rd, Build Day Plan: We completed many parts of the Human Sized Hamster Wheel and constructed a couple of the walls for the lower portion. People were in spinning in the wheel ass over teakettle by the end of the build day!
      • YOU MUST BRING: closed toe shoes (steel toed boots are great) and safety goggles/eye protection.
      • Handy things: gloves, measure tape, square, pencil or sharpie…
      • Handy power tools: DRILLS, circular saw
    • Tasks:
      • Mark wheel centers, drill holes, insert ready rod axle w/ nuts, mount on bracket.
      • Set up bracket to hold wheel rims allowing them to spin…
      • Mark and measure points for stringers…
      • Insert stringers with screws
      • True the wheel
      • Apply glue to edge
      • Acquiring lumber at Home Depot (vehicle), assembling lumber for trusses, assembling truss work for the base.
      • Make CORE project tool box from plywood cut offs from the wheel…suitable project for some one new to power tools (drill and jigsaw)…

Check out the resulting pics & stay tuned for a superb video by Ian MacKenzie aka Vision Weaver:


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