Pin Joint Popsicle Stick Bridge

By on March 11, 2011 -- Modified on October 5, 2016

At our college earlier this year, we had to build a bridge using popsicle sticks within one hour. We were provided with about 60 sticks, a cushion of office pins and a tube of super-glue. I have attached a picture of the bridge we constructed, that eventually won the first place. I’m sorry I don’t have a better picture to show you.

I have pointed out the fixed and pinned joints, at least that’s where I remember them to be. It was extremely difficult and painful to drive the pins in, especially when no other tool was allowed, and I had to use my finger for the purpose, but it was very rewarding.

You should try it out sometime.

Warm Regards,
Joseph
P.S. I’m the guy in the black tshirt.

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2 thoughts on “Pin Joint Popsicle Stick Bridge”

  1. What if you were only allowed 30 popsicle sticks and Elmer’s school glue? That’s the situation I’m stuck in….help…me…(It’s due this Friday….)

    By Winnie -- May 25, 2014
  2. Nice bridge, I like it.

    By Random -- June 2, 2011

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