The box and scoop are made from a high-end glassfibre /balsa wood sandwich panel called DuFlex. The scoop is also available in aluminium checker plate (comes standard with the frame kit). Boxes without childrens seat can also be made from a variety of plywoods. We can source cheap pine building plywood with FSC-certificate as well as a high-grade boat building plywood manufactured in Germany from non-tropical, regional wood sources.