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Build Your Own Lift Bridge


These are tremendously popular with customers in the bookshop - we've added them online this Christmas so everyone has a chance to enjoy these stimulating kits. 
Suitable for age 7+ 

Designed as one of the most common types of bridges, this is a working replica of the many lift bridges that have been made over the last 100 years. This bridge uses a small handle and crankshaft to lift the centre span to the top of the truss structure, allowing vehicles to safely pass between the two ends.

This kit can be mostly made without glue and taken apart for storage. Snug slot construction and accurate cutting makes this possible! You can add a personal touch to your model by adding paint designs.

  • Size: 47.5 x 28 cm (18.7 x 11 inches)
  • Perfect for painting to add a personal touch
  • Fun model kit for all abilities!


About the manufacturer:

Pathfinders designs and manufactures wooden science kits for educational and recreational use. They're based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. They spend time with kids in schools, making and using the kits to see how well they deliver curriculum for teachers, and to make sure they're engaging and appropriate for both fun play and educational aspects. And they definitely are! Pathfinders aims to provide such fun and interesting kits that they will be an attractive and desirable toy for anyone from a small child, to an executive planning a friendly take over.

Pathfinders are an environmentally friendly company and use recyclable materials, natural, untreated wood, and local resources and production as much as possible. All of their kits are tested to make sure they are 100% safe, so if the dog (or a child) eats the glue then s/he will not be exposed to any unsafe levels of chemicals of any kind. Pathfinders are members of One Percent for the Planet, donating 1% of sales to protect, and enhance the natural environment.