Rules for Materials
You can use any of the following materials for your
model, but no others. (
of MDF board up to 600mm long with cross-sectional
6 mm x 4 mm.
- PVC hot melt glue
- Glue stick .
Single Square MDF base for your model.
The base must be at least 0.5 cm thick and its sides
must be exactly 25 cm long. It must be left solid.
However, you may drill up to sixteen holes in the
base to help fix your model to it. The diameter of
the holes must not be more than 8 mm.
You will receive the MDF base and 30 strips
of MDF board (each 600 mm long) in the first week
of March 2008. This means
that you can design your model and cut the MDF to size before
the challenge on the 30th April and 1st May 2008. You
are not allowed start assembling your model until
day of the challenge, when you will be given 4½ hours
to construct it.
You will be disqualified from
the competition if you start assembling your model
before the day of the challenge.
On the day of the challenge, you will be provided with
the rest of the materials and equipment to complete
The equipment will be:
· Junior hacksaw
· Hand drill with 8 mm bit
· Glue gun
· Tape measure