How to Build a Sukkah
Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer
4 pieces of 2" x 2" x 7-1/2'
7 pieces of 1" x 2" x 7-1/2'
8 pieces of 1" x 1" x 8' (crosspieces)
enough cloth or plywood to cover 3 walls
cloth drape for entrance wall
greens for roofing
You might want the challenge of not using nails, and binding with rope all joints. It can be done and a fine binding is a beautiful thing to see.
Here you can do as you please. Everything's possible, from traditional fruit hanging to ushpizin posters to printed murals to strung macaroni, gourds, origami, paper chains, etc. Some way should be found not waste too much fruit in these days of hungry nations.
People with families should perhaps divide the sukkah into areas, with one person decorating each area. Put in a carpet--that adds a lot of class. An electric light can be installed. Use a garage-style rubber-insulated socket.
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