For this rokkaku, you need long lengths of 5 mm (3/16 in.) wooden dowel.
Enough for the three spars of 1.0 DL (120 cm, 48 in.) each. They are easily cut
to the lengths required with a small cheap hacksaw.
Prepare 10 lengths of electrical insulation tape, each
one about four times longer than it is wide. Stick them by a corner onto
something handy like a table edge. You can remove them one at a time as
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