Good advice, Jin.
Walls can be produced from three 2x4 boards (one of them cut in
half), which are available fairly cheaply at chain home improvement
stores. Home Depot has them for $1.82 each; be sure to select
straight, untwisted boards. Add a four-pack of steel corner brackets
with screws for about $5, for a total cost of about twelve bucks. (Or
use a more make-shift corner solution--the only requirement is that
the walls be held square. A private lumber yard would charge more for
the wood, but might take kindly to the idea and donate board.
Dear VA DC FLL Community -
In the last couple of days I happend to
be invited by truly wonderful teachers who run the FLL program to
speak to team members, parents in the FLL meetings.
Each team either is buidling or has
built the base robot, and field models, and they are excited
and they want to work on the Challenge!
However, they don't have FLL tables, and
teachers don't have resource to build a table.
Here is my makeshift solution
The classroom floor or hallway floor are
perfect surfaces to host the field mat - that's what we did during the
Only must-have parts of the table is the
Here is my proposal:
Dear teachers and school activity
specialists - if you have the situation as I described, please voice
your need to this list - call out for help! Without the
"board walls" your team is in sevre disdvantage, you and
your team deserve better!
Once people in this community is aware of
your need, I am fully confident that they will step in to
The turneys is just about 2 to 3 weeks
away, please take action immediately, eveyone!
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