SAINT ANDREW CROSS (BDSM)

One of the most popular pieces of BDSM equipment is the Saint Andrew’s Cross. It can is also called the X-Cross or X-Frame. It usually has rope, straps or chains to strap the individuals limbs.  It is one of the most common type of BDSM equipment out there.  You can either make them yourself or buy it from a company.  Here is a picture of the cross.

HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN BDSM DUNGEON

People who took up BDSM as a hobby need such fetish accessories such as whips, chains and handcuffs as well as specialized beds, chairs and other type of furniture.  Once the enthusiast has a lot of accessories and pieces, he or she needs a private area of the home to store his/her items.  The dream of many BDSM hobbyist is to build dungeon where he can enjoy BDSM either by himself or with other.  However, there how people want to go about building a BDSM lair, depends on many aspects such as budget, size of the house. However, there are some basic steps that one should follow

STEP I: PICK AN AREA OF THE HOUSE

Pick an area of that is away from public areas that has sufficient space for you to conduct your hobby.  It could be any area of the house, your attic, an extra guest room or the basement.  What type of area you choose, depends on what you want to use it for and the size of the equipment you plan to put in the room

STEP II: PICK A THEME

The second step is choosing a theme for the room.  There are many theme to choose from ranging from modernist theme or a 1950s retro look.  The two most popular theme is that of medieval dungeon or a 19th century boudoir.  Here are two pictures of popular dungeon styles.  You can adopt these style quite easily, by painting the walls gray, black and red.  Or you can use wallpaper or go all out and cover it with actual bricks and stones. But an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

important factor is to make sure you blackout the windows to keep out curious neighbors..

STEP III: CHOOSE FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT

Now comes the exciting part, choosing and buying/making the furniture and equipment for your BDSM sessions.  For most dungeons, the key piece of furniture is something that restrains an individual.  There are many types of furniture / equipment that range from the simple chair bolted to floor with handcuffs to pussy cages to restraining beds or to Saint Andrew’s Cross, a large X-shaped wooden frame with ropes/straps to restrain one from moving. Besides the restraining furniture you need equipment racks/cabinet to store one’s portable equipment like handcuffs, dildo, whips and chains.  You can also add stocks and racks to make the room and atmosphere more intimidating.

STEP IV; CHOOSING DECORATIONS

You can choose decorations to liven up your theme, and this really depends on your theme.  If you have a room modeled on a medieval torture chamber, you can have stocks and racks to enhance the fear and terror of the rooms.  Leather or metal decorations will only enhance the theme.  You can even put bondage photos on the walls to give inspiration during your sessions

STEP V: ORGANIZE YOUR ACCESSORIES

You should organize your accessories so they can be easily reached.. You may choose to hang whips, floggers or cuffs on the wall. Another option is to use boxes with compartments to keep your toys within reach.