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
The 100 stick popsicle bridge challenge is on. This Howe Truss bridge uses 99 popsicle sticks, spans 21 inches, and holds 200+ pounds. It’s efficiency score is 678. This is an updated version of my old “Popsicle Bridge #3″ which was the same length, but slightly different in construction.