The Parthenon Athens Greece Model

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Intro: The Parthenon Athens Greece Model

This is the model of the parthenon I made in 6th grade, this model was built for a project in wich we had to make a replica of a landmark or building. I made this at my house. It was constructed from some project foam board, dowel rods, paper, super glue, and white glue. I used utility knives, and hobby knives. My Dad helped me on this project (because he is an engineer). As I was building this I relized that my scale was going to be to big to fit in the two foot by two foot space that we were allowed, so we made it smaller. The biggest problem that arose was making the holes that the columns sat in, we decided to drill them and that worked fine. This took about 6 hours to construct total. That may seem like a long time but over a few days it is not that long. I got a 48/50 on this project (I lost 2 points because of grammar). This was not assembled from a kit nor with instructions. I had a lot of fun building this but, if I did this differently, I would curve the collums to create the optical illusion created in the real Partheneon and I would make it a lot bigger!

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    JoseeH

    1 year ago

    What if I want to make this out of toothpicks? How small did you make it?

    I found the measurements online and scaled them down to the model size that I wanted to build. I drew the pieces out on foam board, cut them all out with an exacto knife and glued them together with super glue. The columns are made of 1/2 inch wooden dowel. The designs on the front and back were printed and glued on.

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    ameliamae3355

    1 year ago

    or something like that because i have to make it for my 6th grade project

    and yes i am i 6th grade but somebody please help me with this project or do something that will kinda help like this pic except that i do not know how to make this
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    ameliamae3355

    1 year ago

    hi i really like that can you make a video of how to make it

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    shotgunshaneashvaz

    Reply 1 year ago

    I found the measurements online and scaled them down to the model size that I wanted to build. I drew the pieces out on foam board, cut them all out with an exacto knife and glued them together with super glue. The columns are made of 1/2 inch wooden dowel. The designs on the front and back were printed and glued on.

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    so_adorable8

    3 years ago on Introduction

    Wow, that is really nice! It really helped me with my 6th grade project, that is due in a week! Thanks, btw, nicely done!

    it is about 2 feet long and about 10 inches wide, there are many scale drawings on the web at your disposal if that isn't good enough

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    Flateric

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Ok, it is very nice, this is something no-one would disagree with.

    But this site is called Instructables and the contests you are entering are for "published step by step" illustrating how you created the project. This is stated in the rules when you entered.

    This is not a show something really cool you have once made and not show how to make it. Or only say "maybe" when people ask you to show how you made it.

    Not being mean or anything, but we would very much like to have your instructable so that we may attempt to create a cool model such as yours! (Oh and by the way it is in fact VERY COOL!)