Archive for the 'How To' Category

Bethlehem Star Construction How-To

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

This star was built last year but I have finally remembered to post some of the details of the construction with pictures. This will be a trimmed down version of a “how-to” so if it seems like I skipped a step you are probably right.

How-To Christmas Light Arches

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

After reading everyone elses version of how to make a Christmas light arch I combined what I thought was the best of all of them.  One large factor for me was the need to replace strands quickly if neccesary, and be able to make  modifications during the Christmas season easily.  I decided to take a [...]

Light Production 2010

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

This year our light show will have about 15,000 lights divided into 160 channels for independent control of  brightness.  I will be running four Renard SS16 boards and four Renard SS24 boards.  To communicate with the computer controller I will use a Ren-W, one inside and one outside to make the connection wireless.  Included in the [...]