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Materials list and details for building a "Monkey Bridge".
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1965 (v.55#10) pg. 30

How to make a model of a monkey bridge, the footbridge used in the mountains of India that uses a thick rope to walk on and two others as hand ropes.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1973 (v.63#12) pg. 62

Build a 30-ft.-long monkey bridge from 20 standard staves (5-ft. wooden poles) and 250-ft. of rope.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1988 (v.78#3) pg. 58

Wooden bridge (9-ft. long) has a gentle upward curve and is strong enough to support several adults. Includes instructions for building a bending form to make the laminated redwood beams. Est. cost $260.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 38

Tip on fabricating laminated stringers for an arched bridge.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 8

Limited construction details for an 35-ft. arched footbridge.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 70

Site-built footbridge. Using backcountry lamination techniques to span a creek in style. A 20-ft. arched bridge with benches is built to span a ravine.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 64
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #97 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 8

Trussed log bridge. Uses scribed joints and threaded rod for structural strength.
FINE WOODWORKING #33 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 78

Covered bridges. New technology extends the tradition. Tips on design, restoration and construction.
FINE WOODWORKING #46 May-Jun 1984 pg. 44

How to build a wooden footbridge about 30 ft. long. Built from logs and 2x4s. Estimated cost: $75.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #631 Dec 1980 (v.76) pg. 22

How to construct a footbridge over a river.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 74

How to build a simple log bridge.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #87 May-Jun 1984 pg. 104

Tug-a-log bridge. Elevated-cable system, a truck winch and an anchored-log tripod with a cable pulley is used to haul logs across a stream without touching the streambed. Bridge consists of two bunker logs on either side of the stream and span logs supported on them.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #142 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 26

How to design and build sturdy wooden bridges over creeks, gullies, etc.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1981 (v.2#4) pg. 66

Rock garden bridge with built-in planter boxes adds charm to a fish pond or rock garden.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 76

Build a Japanese style foot bridge.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1972 (v.200#4) pg. 100

Garden footbridge is made of wood and features elegant laminated-arch construction. Copper spindles and copper post tops complement the cedar components.
WOOD MAGAZINE #133 May-Jun 2001 (v.18#4) pg. 40
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 10