Duncan Campbell from New Braunfels Church of Christ in New Braunfels, TX brings us this metallic stage design.
These stage design elements are being given away free to any church who would like to use them. They may be picked up on site (San Antonio, TX area) on/after Nov. 1, 2016. Out-of-state inquiries must pay for packing+shipping. Contact Duncan Campbell for details (firstname.lastname@example.org). First come, first served. Includes two (2) twelve foot standees, four (4) floor lamp surrounds, and one (1) podium facia. Ikea floor lamps NOT included.
From Duncan: The stage was designed around the current worship theme of Greater Than. I wanted to go for a metallic look to complement the series graphic. I used corrugated aluminum cut at 45º to make the “greater than” symbol in the negative space. The symbol repeats in several set pieces.
I cut the aluminum at an angle, then sandwiched it between two boards, and screwed them all together. The tall pieces and lectern facia have the full Greater Than symbol. The lamp covers have the middle part exposed to reveal more light and give a slightly different look. For the lamp shade covers, once I sandwiched the aluminum, I folded them back to form a curve then secured with support boards on top and bottom. After I was finished, I split some vinyl tubing and covered all the sharp edges (aluminum is extremely sharp). The tubing is invisible from the pews. To keep the inside point from protruding forward or backwards, I affixed it to the top and bottom pieces using fishing line and packing tape. This is also invisible from the pews.
- 1×4 pine
- 26″ x 8′ corrugated tin
- 26 x 12′ corrugated tin
- Self-drilling screws
- Split vinyl tubing to cover sharp edges
- 4′ level
- Carpenter’s square
- Tin snips
- Compound Miter Saw
Total cost: $301.