Step 2: Form The Tripod

Using three 1x2s as legs, form a tripod. They should intersect about 6 inches from the top (like a tepee). Screw the legs together at the point of intersection with #8 2¼-inch wood screws. Wrap rope around the point of intersection, concealing the screwheads. Attach eye hooks to the tripod legs about 4 inches down from the point of intersection. Paint the tripod with black spray paint.
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    Tools List

    • circular saw
      Circular saw
    • drill
    • 1-inch spade bit
      1-inch spade bit
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • gloves

    Shopping List

    Plastic cauldron

    ½-inch plywood

    1x2s Get three.

    #8 2¼-inch wood screws

    Black spray paint


    Eye hooks

    String lights


    Dark-colored outdoor extension cord

    Sash chain

    Spray foam insulation

    Small stones