How to make a balloon column  (By the way, there was a site that talked about the  Italian convention, with some insight of the behind the scenes  construction of the temple, and they described slightly how Chris  constructed the columns (For some reason the site doesn't come up any  more). He used 4 inch PVC drainpipe (attached securely to bases I  assume, they didn't specifically say), covered them in two-sided  carpet tape, then affixed the inflated 260's to the tape.

How to make a balloon column (By the way, there was a site that talked about the Italian convention, with some insight of the behind the scenes construction of the temple, and they described slightly how Chris constructed the columns (For some reason the site doesn't come up any more). He used 4 inch PVC drainpipe (attached securely to bases I assume, they didn't specifically say), covered them in two-sided carpet tape, then affixed the inflated 260's to the tape.

Tall balloon columns need a base to keep them from falling over.  Follow these instructions on how to make a balloon column base for a sturdy base you can use over and over again.Read more →

Tall balloon columns need a base to keep them from falling over. Follow these instructions on how to make a balloon column base for a sturdy base you can use over and over again.Read more →

Beefing Up the Porch Columns: Part 1 of a Gazillion – Planting Sequoias

Beefing Up the Porch Columns: Part 1 of a Gazillion

gray concrete classical column bases in perspective

gray concrete classical column bases in perspective

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