The building of balsa-wood bridges is very often used as an educational
technology. It may be accompanied by a larger project involving varying areas of
Balsa Bridge Building Contest results, tips, photographs, rules.
Use a small balsa wood saw (about $3) instead of an exacto knife to make cuts.
Cut small notches to connect bridge components. Use a basic carpenter's glue.
Jan 2, 2006 ... Balsa wood comes in a wide range of densities and stiffness. ... These bridge
building tips will give you a head start when you start designing ...
Illustrated, step by step guide on how to design and build model bridges. Garrett
Boon ... I've got basswood and balsa scattered all around. I grab some of the ...
Keep in mind for those individuals building high school projects that if this design
does not meet the particular project specifications, for example truss height and ...
Different bridges use different wood. It's completely up to you whether to use
balsa wood or basswood when building your bridge ...
Feb 26, 2013 ... One of the groups in my 6th grade class broke the all-time record with this very
design. The most common point of failure for such balsa bridges ...
I assume you're going to build this bridge for a project (practical) and not as an
assignment ... How can I build a strong balsa wood bridge? Ian Toner, Architect.