This is a soft board, complete with the Layout add-ons. You get 4 x 6" and 2 x 12" Layout Blocks with 20 wooden headed push pins. No need for a hammer and horse shoe nails, with this starter kit, your ready to go. The Layout System is the easiest way to assemble your panels, whether they are lamp panels or window panels. It’s a very simple, economical method which keeps your work in progress in the correct position. The Layout system replaces the wood board & strips of the old type project board, and is ideal for beginners, or those attending classes.