(Closed) Planning my own wedding and building a dance floor

posted 11 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
1134 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My step-sis and her hubby built their own dance floor. Basically it was a frame (kinda like a wall is designed) built out of 2″x 6″boards, with a plywood top. They had a ’50s theme, so they painted it black and white checkerboard. Fiance suggests that you look into deck building instructions to get some ideas on construction.

Post # 4
66 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m so sorry that you are having to deal with so much drama – I am totally there in the drama department and wedding planning.  It isn’t fun at all and can’t wait for the actual wedding day to roll around.

I’m having my wedding on a piece of family land as well and am having a dance floor built for my weddin.  A carpenter who has done lots of work for my mother will be making it for us because we will *have* to rent a tent if we rented a dance floor and we only want a tent if it rains.  I think he is going to make it out of plywood and put a coating on it so that if it rains, water doesn’t bow or buckle.

We have yet to build the dance floor but I know that it *is* possible.  PM me if you want me to ask the carpenter for pointers!

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