Introduction: Little Parthenon

In this instructable we will show you how to make a little Parthenon.

You will need:
 - thick block of balsa wood,
 - thin block of balsa wood,
 - balsa wood rod,
 - PVA glue,
 - and saw. 


Step 1: Cut Out a Piece of Wood

Cut out a piece of wood from thick balsa wood block, 9 cm by 7.5 cm.

This will be the base of the building.

Step 2: Cut Out Another Piece of Wood

Cut out a piece of wood from think balsa wood block, 5.5 cm by 7 cm.

Step 3: Stick the Thin Part Onto the Thick Part

Stick the thin part onto the thick part with PVA glue.

Leave to dry for one day.

Step 4: Cut Out the Pillars

Cut out the pillars from the balsa wood rod, 3 cm in length each.

Step 5: Stick the Pillars Onto the Base

Stick the pillars onto the base with PVA glue.

Leave to dry for one day.

Step 6: Cut Out the Roof

Cut out the roof from thick balsa wood block, 5.5 cm by 7 cm.

The triangle is 5.5 cm in width and 1 cm in height. Cut it out with saw.

Step 7: Stick the Roof on Top of the Pillars

Stick the roof on top of the pillars with PVA glue.

Leave to dry for one day.

You done.

Comments

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aj_ford_21 (author)2017-02-27

i like it

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Luuah (author)2015-05-30

I think I'm going to use the steps u did,but I'm gonna make mine way bigger.By the way u did a very simple and fine job!

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andrea biffi (author)2013-09-01

very nice, I like wood toys!

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explosivemaker (author)2013-08-31

Using a finer tooth saw would have helped with tear-out.

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