> How about you cut three sections of 8' marine plywood, and fasten them to
Use, treated, exterior and then give a couple coats of paint after a good
The stuff is ugly until painted and may have a few knots, but treated and
painted shold last a long time
Use a couple pieces of angle (aluminum or steel) fastened on the inside to
set on the cross braces to hold it up.
> the tower using commercial strapping? You can even get 4' ty-wraps from
Try long hinges on the inside so the whole thing wraps around the tower,
use a couple of hasps and locks to close it.
Use round headed carriage bolts so there is nothing on the outside to be
This makes one that is easy to put on or take off, yet reliably keeps the
less determined off the tower.
> HVAC supply stores, and they'll do a good job of holding things in place.
> That way, in order for someone to climb and be injured, they would have
> actively remove the strapping, or use a ladder to reach over the panels.
> A sheet of 1/2" marine grade should run you under 50 bucks. Don't use
> common plywood, though, it will delaminate. (So will marine grade, over
> time. Just not as fast. ...saturate the edges with paint!)
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