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.

Ideas for sticks

Where to get your sticks

DIY centres are a good place to start and local carpenters or wood workers might be able to help with more bespoke options.

Here are some online options by country:


Available on our shop:

Available from elsewhere:

Note:

Quantities listed allow you to make the exact number of sticks for the dome.
Consider ordering more to allow for a few spares / mistakes.

Found a good stick option in your country?
Or a link isn’t working?

Let us know at:
enquiries@buildwithhubs.co.uk