Step 1: Materials and Tools
Materials and Tools
Step 2: Advanced Ideas: Truss Armor / House Frame
Truss armor is made of a simple craft stick and cube construction, but includes a handle near one end. This allows the user to grasp the structure from within and wear it like armor.
Another alternative is the house frame. Although it does not rely heavily upon trusses for it's sturdiness, it does show the basic idea of what timber looks like within the frame of real houses.