Strong Balsa Wood Tower Designs PDF Plan Download

Tower Building 1

Tower Building 1

This is the first of a two pat segment that will illustrate how to prepare and assemble the sides of a scale model balsa wood tower. This activity is part of the Evergreen Middle School 6th grade Technology Education curriculum.

Balsa wood tower strength test

Balsa wood tower strength test

Boonton High School, NJ…

My balsa wood tower

My balsa wood tower

my balsa wood tower Collapse held 57.5 pounds in mr. harrah’s class period 6…

Ultra Strong Balsa-Wood Tower of Power

Ultra Strong Balsa-Wood Tower of Power

Tower of Power project. Tech Ed fall 2012. Not made by my group.
That tiny balsa wood tower held 521 lbs. before collapsing….

8 High Balsa Wood Tower Holds 396 pounds

8 High Balsa Wood Tower Holds 396 pounds

8 High Balsa Wood Tower Holds 396 pounds…

Wooden Bridges Testing to the Limits

Wooden Bridges Testing to the Limits

The task was to design a bridge so that it can be used over a 60 cm gap with the best ratio of How much it can hold/Weight of the bridge. The max length could be 75 cm. It took us about 8 hours overall, 4 people and some blisters from the glue gun to do these bridges. Sorry for the Quality of the vi…

Building Braces

Building Braces

How to build the braces of a scale model balsa wood tower….

Balsa Wood Tower Fall 2012

Balsa Wood Tower Fall 2012

Winning Balsa Wood Tower from the University of Arkansas Introduction to Engineering class Fall 2012. The 10.0g structure made of balsa wood and super glue held the presser board (13 lbs) plus 251.5 pounds….

Balsa Wood Tower

Balsa Wood Tower

This is a school assignment. We made a tower made out of Balsa Wood. It’s just a vid I thought was cool….

Balsa Wood Tower Design, Construction, Testing

Balsa Wood Tower Design, Construction, Testing

Tower built by my students, showing design, construction, testing….

Balsa Wood Tower Holds 660 Pounds+

Balsa Wood Tower Holds 660 Pounds+

my balsa wood tower straight up owning….

Wood Tower Challenge Spring 2014

Wood Tower Challenge Spring 2014

The 7th grade Bell Middle School iSTEM engineering students designed and built wood towers out of balsa wood and/or popsicle sticks and a choice of glue. The goal was to have the highest efficiency tower which is calculated by taking the load of the tower dividing it by the weight of the tower. Spri…

Scale Model Balsa Wood Tower Testing

Scale Model Balsa Wood Tower Testing

Evergreen Middle School Technology Education Class tests the instructors tower to see how much load it can hold.

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Balsa Wood Bride Breaks 20 Year Record!

Balsa Wood Bride Breaks 20 Year Record!

This was a project for my shop class to design a balsa wood bridge that could have the highest efficiency rate. Although the video begins after the test starts, and cuts out the bridge had:
Efficiency rate: 1142.9
Weight Held: 36 pounds
Weight: 14.2 grams
This is the highest eff…

Balsa Wood Bridge Julian Dinsing 419 pounds!

Balsa Wood Bridge Julian Dinsing 419 pounds!

My Balsa wood Bridge. University Record 1420 STWR. New Record 1615 STWR….

Strong Balsa Wood Tower!

Strong Balsa Wood Tower!

It held 360 pounds!…

University balsa wood tower project

University balsa wood tower project

Lightest tower in class, 4.7g. Supported 100N (9.81kg)…

Box made of balsa wood that can hold 100lb

Box made of balsa wood that can hold 100lb

At Lutheran High School South in our work shop we are making truss towers and this is just for practice and this structure was the strongest one to hold weight….

Destruction of a Poorly Designed Balsa Wood Tower

Destruction of a Poorly Designed Balsa Wood Tower

This balsa wood tower was created to show how diagonals are important for strength and efficiency of structures. Although it was well constructed, it was poorly designed. When I tested the tower, it was placed worst in both efficiency and strength….

Weber Institute's Balsa Wood Tower Competition

Weber Institute’s Balsa Wood Tower Competition