- Kits and Plans
Welcome to the Popsicle Stick Bridge section of www.garrettsbridges.com. This is a huge aspect of my website, and I decided to create a portal page to help you find everything that you want to know about popsicle bridge design and building. Browse through the subjects below, and if you still have questions please leave a comment or contact me via email.
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How to Build a Popsicle Stick Bridge
This article gives a broad overview of the steps to design and build a model popsicle bridge. If you do not know where to start, then reading this short article will help you.
—> Choosing Good Popsicle Sticks
The quality of the popsicle sticks that you use to construct your bridge is very important to its overall strength. This page explains how to make sure you are using the best of the best.
How to Test a Popsicle Bridge
Testing popsicle stick bridges can be done in much the same manner as testing other types of bridges. Not much is unique to most popsicle bridges, which makes things easier. Check out this page for examples of various ways you can test all kinds of model bridges, including ones made from popsicle sticks.
Photos of Popsicle Stick Bridges
Are you looking for examples to follow for building your own popsicle bridge? This is the section to look in for pictures of all kinds of popsicle stick bridges. Hopefully these images will spark ideas for your own creations. When you are done constructing your bridge, don’t forget to take some pics of your own and send them in to me.
Videos of Popsicle Stick Bridges
For demonstrations of how bridges made from popsicle sticks hold up under pressure, take a look at these videos from youtube. I hand picked these video clips as the most fun/insightful from the popsicle bridge movies on youtube. If you have suggestions for others please let me know.
I have been building popsicle bridges for many years now, and I thoroughly enjoy it. Popsicle sticks are readily available and cheap, and they have some inherent strength. I avoid toothpick bridges because toothpicks are so small and weak compared to popsicle sticks.