TSD Donation (TSD ドネイト)
All examples on this page are taken from kazu unless noted otherwise.
Basic donations that are easy to learn and become familiar with. Although these donations are simple when viewed and used in isolation, they can also be incorporated into more complex donations.
One of the easiest donations to learn but also one of the hardest to master because it can also be used in combination with other donations.
Placing them first
You can follow up with a TST donation if you place a L like this on the S. Double TST.
You can spin in a S or a Z to complete this shape:
They don't always have to be built over an existing TSD. Examples:
A slightly different variation of the above donation where other pieces are used to make the TSD overhang.
Often converted from a TSD:
Notice how L and J are being used.
These are useful pattnerns in stacking that you may already be familiar with. They are also useful for TSD donations.
Harder because you need to place another piece over the central piece to complete the donation setup, which means paying more attention to your next pieces.
Notice how Z is being used:
Donation techniques that are not used very often. Often disrupts your stack.
Also known as Sky Prop to some users.
The donation on the third image above is used in albatross. Below is same as above, just shifted two columns.
Examples of using this donation to stabilize your stack:
Using 2 Ls or Js can lead to some interesting donations.