Hey hey, designing a small-ish effigy for the first time and looking for some tips and guidelines on building a burn platform. Because of some of the details of the piece and its burning, i'm choosing to construct a platform rather than have DG set up. However, I haven't been able to find any detailed instructions or guidelines for building a platform. *Or I just missed an obvious article or thread on it and would be happy to be pointed in the right direction.*
Anyway, the structure will be 10-15 ft high x 4' x 8'. How wide around does the platform footprint need to be to adequately catch the burning wood? I dont know if this would matter, but there will also be a steel structure within the wooden effigy that will remain standing as the wooden form collapses.
If anyone is willing to share it, I would love detailed building instructions/suggestions. However, even just the basic dimensions needed would be super helpful.
Thanks in advance.