Anonymous15 wrote:How would you slot your tension members through the base? How would you put holes through the base? And what size base are you using for this (as I can imagine my 1/2 by 3/32 basswood is too thin for this method. Also, how do you increase surface area with this method?
We use 1/4X1/2 basswood block, so, you can slot. Drill hole or groove on the side then sandwich.
Someone else: 1/2 X 3/32 basswood just glue it between the tension members, then sandwich them with sheet. I forgot the thickness, guess 1/16 basswood sheet.