As you can see, the triangle figure was maximized. Each triangle was painstakingly formed and allowed to dry before being glued together. Smaller triangles were formed in between by adding toothpicks.
The finished toothpick bridge was subjected to the drop test. It should not have a single misplaced piece after being dropped to the floor. It should also be able to withstand the weight of a medium-sized hardbound book as shown above. Luckily, my brother's project survived both tests earning him a perfect score of 100%.
And now for the play test...It can be a very interesting addition to our toys although I'm not really sure how it will fare in the hands of very young children. Let's just see.