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How to put up a Christmas Tree

How to put up a Christmas Tree

How to put up a Christmas Tree

Let's do it right everyone. santa3

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

The 1' clearance min. to the bottom of the tree leaves open the possibility of having a bare trunk. santa2

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

Evergreen, bridgebuster :)

The problem with sloppy work is that the supply FAR EXCEEDS the demand

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

You forgot to evenly distribute the ornaments to not have an eccentric loading on the tree thereby causing it to tip over.

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

Aesur - rather than criticize the design, try sending an RFI requesting clarification of ornament placement. If you had, you might have found out that any eccentricities are are accounted for in the design of the stand and aggregate base and that ornament placement can be safely coordinated with the owner without the involvement of the engineer.

Merry Christmas, everyone. Hope you can all finish your work a little early and get some time off with family. To that end, I really need to close and block eng-tips from my browser for the rest of the day...

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

There has been an owner requested change for bubble lights and tinsel we're going to need this turned around by Friday.

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

I think this tree needed some engineers involved!

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

I wonder if Bentley designed the tree with their software?pc2

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

@phamEng - thanks for the laugh! It's been a stressful week trying to meet deadlines to take time off!

Merry Christmas everyone!

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

Putting up a Christmas tree is a fun and festive holiday tradition that many people enjoy. Here are some steps you can follow to put up a Christmas tree:

Choose a location: First, decide where you want to put your Christmas tree. Consider factors such as the size of the tree, the size of the room, and any electrical outlets that may be nearby.

Assemble the tree: If you have a pre-lit artificial tree, you must assemble the branches and attach them to the trunk. If you have a real tree, you will need to put the tree stand in place and secure the tree to it.

Add lights: If you have a pre-lit tree, you can skip this step. If not, you will need to add your own lights. Start at the tree's base and work your way up, wrapping the lights around the branches. Be sure to use UL-approved lights and follow any safety guidelines.

Add ornaments: Now it's time to decorate your tree! Start by hanging any larger ornaments or decorations, and then fill in with more miniature ornaments. You can hang ornaments using hooks or ribbon.

Add a tree topper: Finish off your tree with a tree topper, such as a star or angel. Secure the tree topper to the top of the tree using wire or a special tree topper holder.

Plug it in: Once you have finished decorating your tree, plug it in to ensure the lights are working. Adjust the lights as needed, and enjoy your beautifully decorated Christmas tree!


RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

Some Engineers Love their product until it consumes them 2thumbsup

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

So strange to see the singularity approaching while the entire planet is rapidly turning into a hellscape. -John Coates


RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

Just need to get a little help, even if all you have is a skeleton crew.

RE: How to put up a Christmas Tree

no, no, no, no ... sigh

no, we have to start with a proposal that will described all the pertinent features of the project, of the "Christmas Tree".

Then, we'll need to interview all the stakeholders to ensure that the people using the "tree" use it effectively and completely satisfy their goals.
We'll need to employ a small subterfuge in that we won't be able to interview on of the main users ("Saint Nick"), but we understand that there is a delegated (or possible de facto delegated) representative.
I would lay aside about 6 months for the interview process.

The budget will be to be agreed at the Finance committee, with enough time to purchase the long lead items.

The workforce will need to be assigned, unless it falls to "the one who always gets things done", with the potential for disturbance throughout the holiday season.

But nice recycling of the halloween garden ornaments.

"Hoffen wir mal, dass alles gut geht !"
General Paulus, Nov 1942, outside Stalingrad after the launch of Operation Uranus.

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