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Covering a ceiling with tablecloths 2017-02-24
I am trying to cover a 16 x 31 foot ceiling with tablecloths. For sale, are 90 x 132 inch tablecloths for $4.97 a piece and 60 x 102 inch tablecloths for $3.85 a piece. Which would be my cheapest option to cover the entire space?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Covering the ceiling of a garage 2017-02-20
From DeAnna:
I am trying to drape a 15 x 30 garage with yards of fabric. If the yard of fabric is 60 inches wide, would 10 1/4 yards be enough for my space?
Answered by Penny Nom.
A column and a sloped ceiling 2011-06-10
From Tom:
Hi! I am a woodworker who needs some help finding a formula. I have to make a cylinder shape column that butts up against a sloped ceiling using bending plywood. I need to figure out how to cut the shape on this flat piece of material. The diameter of the column is 54.375". The tallest point is 9 13/16" and the shortest point is 4 7/16". Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Answered by Harley Weston.
Ceiling 2002-09-22
From Joe:
Does the ceiling of a number mean the ceiling of 1.3 is 2 and
the ceiling of 1.5 is 2 and
the ceiling of 1.8 is 2.

Or the ceiling of 1.3 is 1.5?

Answered by Penny Nom.



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