• Kit provides students in grades 6-12 a hands-on activity to build a scale model house that demonstrates construction techniques and architectural concepts.
  • Includes house plans and balsa wood for a two bedroom model house that students can build.
  • Model can be built with either a truss or hipped roof to demonstrate either construction technique.
  • Includes the Lumberjack Cutter tool for precisely trimming balsa wood up to 1/8 inch thick and 3/4 inch wide for use in building model structures.
  • Reinforces engineering, technology, and math concepts as students build scale model house.
  • Imported from USA.
Two in one. The true scale house framing kit is unique in that you can build it with either a truss or hipped roof. Whichever roof style is selected, students learn about: Dimensioning the lumber to the scale of real lumber used in construction. Reading house plan drawings. Using construction techniques in accordance with the international building code. Construction terminology. Attention to detail. The framing kit is for a home featuring a standard, two-bedroom layout. Includes the house plans (12 sheets), balsa wood lumber, architect scale, pins, Lumberjack Cutter, foam base, glue, sandpaper, and instructions that cover both roof builds. Level: high school. Material: balsa wood, glue, pins, and foam board. Assembly method: gluing and/or pinning. Tools required: hammer, needle nose pliers, waxed paper, and masking tape. Measures 20" length by 26" width. .com ---- WARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding, or machining wood products generates wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection.