You will need
- For the construction of the raft will need a lot of plastic bottles with a capacity of 1.5 liters. A few boards, rope and a few large bags.
The construction of the raft is not as complicated as it may seem. It is actually much easier than it looks. Moreover, you do not need to worry about the materials because everything you need is at your fingertips.
Bags are fine sugar or flour. Each bags fit about 30 bottles. Place the bottle should be vertically in two layers. The number of required bags to decide regarding how big a raft you need.
Then make boards for the frame of the raft. To fasten together boards, use screws M10 to M12, so that you will provide the simplicity and reliability of the design. After completion of the frame, you can begin to direct the Assembly of the raft.
Next you need to pin the bags with bottles on the assembled wooden frame. Use a strong hemp rope. Bags relative to the frame should be positioned directly under them for obvious reasons.
Strengthening the bags with bottles on the frame, you can assume that the raft is assembled. Left lay a sheet of plywood or something else. This is at your discretion. Can go on an exciting voyage. Such a raft can safely withstand 5-8 people, splavlyaya for restless mountain river. It all depends on its size.
Advice 2: How to build a raft out of plastic bottles
If you wish to dump huge amount of accumulated plastic bottles, make of them a raft with his own hands. Thanks to the innate ability of those bottles to stay on the surface of the water, make it is not difficult.
You will need
- - plastic bottles;
- bags from under the sugar or flour;
- the Board for frame;
- bolts M10-M12 for fastening boards.
The main material to build a makeshift raftand are plastic bottles that are very easy to accumulate currently in a fairly short period of time. When will enough empty plastic bottles, proceed to the production of waterfowl resources.
Also to build a raftand you need sacks of flour or sugar. So be careful with them. Number of bags will depend on the size of the raftand you want to build.
When the bags are accumulated, place them in plastic bottles in two layers in a vertical position. But keep in mind that for your unsinkable plastic bottles should be with the raftbut twisted tubes.
Now proceed to the production of a rigid frame of planks. To do this, tape the boards together with bolts M10-M12, which will ensure the simplicity and reliability of construction. On the basis of such a raftand can do a ferry or bridge to cross a water barrier.
Once the frame is constructed, assemble the raft. To assembled frame to attach the bags of bottles with a rope or rope in order to strengthen the assembled structure.
That's all, a raft of plastic bottles collected! Don't forget to put him on top of a sheet of plywood or other cover at your discretion. After the construction of this makeshift raftand you will soon ensure that it can safely be relied upon in any dangerous voyage.
Is the advice useful?
In that case, if the bags to build a raft is not enough, make them yourself. Stitch the bags using a thick cloth or tarp. Then sew a few times the bags lengthwise and crosswise so that they formed a narrow bays.
And they will agree with me if I say that most of them, like me, ever in your life dreamed of rafting down the river in a hand-built raft. Happy to announce that my dream has come true. The number of bags is determined by you, depending on the size of the raft, which you want to build.
You can take more cross members below the deck was flatter, it also depends on how much time you have and how advanced you want to make your structure. And even better to learn Windsurfing and famously to fly on the Board on the water, the envy of his comrades, who are trying to keep control of his makeshift raft. Bamboo raft.