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Full-body spot, 143, 143f
Full-scale patterns
example, 365f
via grids, 365–367
layout patterns, 367–370
metal tubing bends, 362, 362f
overview, 365
Fusible links, 15, 15f
G
Gaffers tape, 133, 188, 216–217, 217f
Gain, microphones, 154–155
Gain knob, mixing consoles, 154
GAM, see Great American Market (GAM)
GamChek tool, 90
GarageBand, 168
Gate, ellipsoidal reflectors, 114, 123
Gauge system, for steel pipe, 341
Gel frames, hanging lights, 128
Gels
characteristics, 119
color-correction, 121, 144
color media, 118–121
diffusion gel, 121, 139, 145f
filtering mechanism, 120f
frost gels, 121
light alteration, 119
manufacturers, 121
securing, 126, 126f
Generate paperwork (Vectorworks),
183–184
Geometrical optics, 108, 108f
Ghost lights, 16b, 190
Glow tape, 190–191, 217, 217f
Glue
with bronzing powders, 223
carrier construction, 334–335
decking construction, 326
as dope component, 223–224
flat construction, 299, 299f, 303b, 307f,
309b
flat coverings, 301
foam work, 374
handling, 301f
hardwood construction, 234
and joint strength, 198, 203
legging construction, 331–332
with paint pigment, 222
particleboard construction, 234
plywood construction, 232
sizing formula, 303
step construction, 317
stressed-skin platforms, 337
types, 214
for woodworking, 214f, 375
Gobo rotators
AC current generation, 72
characteristics, 122–123
definition, 102
example, 72f, 124f
purpose, 123–124
Gobos, see also Patterns; Templates
for ellipsoidal projections, 121–124
glass, 122f
holder types, 122f
mesh, 124, 124f
Photoshop slides, 162
standard, 122f
GO button, ETC boards, 100
Grain structure
engineered wood products, 234
farm-grown trees, 227
grading lumber, 229
lauan, 309b
and material strength, 234
plywood, 232f
terminology, 232f
and wood strength, 231f
Grand drape, 51
Grand Hotel, 211
Granny knot, 46f
Great American Market (GAM)
GamChek tool, 90
as gel manufacturer, 121
Greek amphitheatres, 1–3, 1f
Green idea tips
CFL lamps, 108b
disconnect box safety, 83b
foam safety, 373b
ghost lights, 16b
lift/ladder safety, 136
Ni-Cad batteries, 247b
plywood, 233b
preshow lighting, 191b
proscenium loft CFL bulbs, 13b
stair construction, 321b
steel recycling, 340b
VOCs, 215
yellow pine plywood, 294b
Grid
loft bulbs, 13b
and stage, 13
Grid size (Vectorworks), 176–177, 177f
Grid technique
example, 366f
for full-scale patterns, 365–367
Grinder
cut-off wheel, 360–361
metal framing, 351, 352f, 360–361
parts, 351f

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