Model Bridge Design is the place where model bridge builders of all ages come to learn. Glean valuable tips and tricks from award winning builders for designing and building model bridges of various kinds, including Balsa wood, Basswood, popsicle stick and toothpick bridges. Whether you are building for fun or competition, a weekend project or school assignment, you will find something you can use here.
5 Steps to Building a Model Bridge
- Know the Rules
- Design the Bridge
- Gather Quality Materials
- Build the Bridge
- Test and Evaluate
I recently had to do a project with limited popsicle sticks could only use school glue, and had to span two feet. The bridge also had to hold a loading dock holding a bucket full of weights. I knew a truss bridge was the way to go but didn’t know which kind exactly. Your site inspired [...]