Where do I get sticks from?

You'll need 65 sticks and simply 2 lengths are needed. Use the calculator further down to work out the correct sizes.

Ideas for sticks

* Suggestions are for UK outlets and provide enough material to make a 4m dome

Get your sticks made

Email us if you need help at enquiries@buildwithhubs.co.uk

How do I cut my sticks?

Stick width

Taper the ends
of wider sticks

Read more in our guide

Stick length calculator

Insert your desired dome diameter in millimeters here:

mm

You need to cut:

30 x SHORTS at:
mm
35 x LONGS at:
mm

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This diameter is outside our currently tested range using the simple centre-to-outside build method with two people.

You may need more people and/or need to support the structure during the build. Keeping the sticks light in weight will help when going to larger diameters.

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Are you using millimeters?

This diameter, in millimeters, is too small to work with hubs – the screws would clash within the wood!

The smallest diameter we recommend is: 600mm.