The best part about this Instructable is what you do with the product after completion. You can use the cars to have races, show them off in an Auto Show (this is what my students did), or even test them for strength.

For thorough instructions and ties to curriculum click HERE

Materials List:

10mm x 10mm Jinx Wood (Balsa Wood)

Front Plastic Wheels

1/8" Dowel

Heavy Duty Glue Gun

Glue Sticks

Miter Shears

Placemat/Cutting Board


Ruler (cm/mm) and Pencil for measuring and marking

Safety Glasses

Small flat head screwdriver