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.
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.