Steps To Building A Bridge By: Cooper Bonness

Materials:

1 bottle of Elmer's Glue

About 277 Popsicle Sticks

About 10 Rubber Bands

About 25 Clips

Sides:

Step 1: Lay out 8 sticks end to end

Step 2: Use 8 more sticks to overlap the original 8 sticks evenly

Step 3: Glue all sticks together with Elmer's glue

Step 4: Repeat step 1-3 three more times

Step 5: (Leave 6 hours to dry)

Step 6: Take 2 of the long sticks you just made and space them Out by 3 inches

Step 7: Starting on the left side start making 45 degree triangles.

Step 8: Keep doing this until the side looks like triangles

Step 9 Repeat Steps 5-8 for other side

Top & Bottom:

Step 1: Glue 2 sticks in a X shape

Step 2: Repeat Step one 32 times

Step 3: Put all 32 X's in stacks of 2

Step 4: Glue the stacks of 2 together

Step 5: Use rubber bands or clips to hold them together while they dry

Step 5: (Leave 1 hour to dry)

Step 6: Take the 16 double stacked X's and glue 8 to the top and 8 to the bottom of the bridge to hold the sides together.

Warren Bridge Design

Credits:

Created with images by MKE_railscenes - "2014_04_15_RoadbedInstallMaterials"

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