NR - Pavillions, Pavillions, Pavillions.

Miriam Cook miriz at
Wed Feb 3 12:36:28 PST 1999

Where do you get the sunforger canvas? I've been
thinking about getting one together--- 
You've got the cogs of my mind going---


---Russell <russmax at> wrote:
> Gio,
> Use sunforger canvas. Make it intentionally
pointed in the center,
> rather than making a flat sheet of canvas and
pushing it up in the
> center. What I mean is make 4 triangles and
sew them together, not one
> big flat sheet. Make sure a seam forms the
line between all poles. If
> the roof forms a high point, it will be much
cooler in the summer.
> Make it tall enough you don't have to duck
(much) to get under the edge.
> Make some provision for walls, even if you
don't make them at first.
> Even if you have just one wall that you can
move from one side to
> another, it will make the pavillion much more
useful as the shadows grow long.
> Check out the House Merlion pavillion, next
time my lady and I bring it
> to an event. It's grey and rose colored, green
poles & walls, gold
> fineals, with pigeon-looking little hawks
painted on the dags.
> My lady and the rest of House Merlion made it,
and it's nigh unto
> indestructible. You'll need a very heavy duty
sewing machine.
> Guillaume
> "Nathan W. Jones" wrote:
> > 
> > Greetings Friends!
> > 
> > I am in the market to buy or make a pavillion.
> > What are your recommendations?  Constructive
> > Ideas?  Things to avoid?
> > 
> > I plan to use it to host a salon at Castellan
> > in May.  Everyone is welcome.
> > 
> > Gio,
> > Northkeep,
> > Ansteorra
> > 
> > p.s.  And I've checked the Florigium files
> Go to to
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