Soldering Copper Round Bar Answered
I plan on making a backdrop (pictured) out of copper. I have a little bit of experience soldering copper pipe. I have an idea of how to build the backdrop but would appreciate some feedback/tips.
- 5' W x 7' H x 3' D
- Diagonal members: 0.1875" round bar
- Circular votive holders: 0.125" round bar
- Rectangular border, kickers, and base: 1/4" x 1" rectangular bar
I'm thinking that I will solder the diagonal members at each intersection and where the ends meet the rectangular bar frame. The base will be a 3' rectangular bar on the left and on the right. There will be a kicker on each side, connected to the base and about halfway up the vertical members of the frame.
Does this seem feasible? Will the structure be stable? How can I form the circular votive holders?