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by Tony K
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Design/Development
Topic: Timber Raised Pond Design
Replies: 8
Views: 1507

Re: Timber Raised Pond Design

promhandicam wrote:
Tony K wrote:
9fingers wrote:Try using the sagulator. Each side of your pond could be considered as a shelf on its side?
Bob

Sounds good, where can I find your mysterious sagulator?

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by Tony K
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Design/Development
Topic: Timber Raised Pond Design
Replies: 8
Views: 1507

Re: Timber Raised Pond Design

9fingers wrote:Try using the sagulator. Each side of your pond could be considered as a shelf on its side?
Bob

Sounds good, where can I find your mysterious sagulator?
by Tony K
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Design/Development
Topic: Timber Raised Pond Design
Replies: 8
Views: 1507

Re: Timber Raised Pond Design

Surely a side load from hydrostatic pressure is still a load. Same as a load bearing joist. Or look at this https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/lateral-force-of-water-on-the-walls-of-a-tank.581539/ You're right, hydrostatic pressure can be considered to be lateral force applied to the pond wall, ...
by Tony K
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Design/Development
Topic: Timber Raised Pond Design
Replies: 8
Views: 1507

Timber Raised Pond Design

I'm building a raised timber pond for the garden and would appreciate some advice on the load bearing capability of the timber structure. The pond is 1.8m x 1.2m and 1.1m high, using 32mm thick, 140mm wide T&G timber and a PVC liner. The corners are notched and very tight with solid interlocking...

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