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Hi Guys :) Please rate this Instructable and follow me if you liked it. Thank you. :) Here is a Simple Way to Build a Trebuchet. A trebuchet is a si...
What you need: 1. Popsicle sticks 2. Super Glue 3. Double-Sided Tape 4. Electrical Tape 5. Sharp Scissors or a Knife 6. Round Pencils (as an axle) 7....
Step 1: Build the base of the trebuchet using Popsicle sticks and stick them to each other using super glue as shown.
Step 2: Fortify the base from the other side by sticking more Popsicle sticks. First line the top and the bottom edge with a popsicle stick each. Glu...
Step 3: Create a structure as shown below. Do this by using a Popsicle stick and placing two other sticks at an angle on either side of this stick, t...
Step 4: Repeat Step 3 and create a similar structure. These will act as pillars or columns to support the upper body (the axle) of the trebuchet.
Step 5: First use super glue to join the pillars to the base. And let it dry for a while to strengthen the structure. Then use washers and place the...
Step 6: Insert the pencil through the washer hole on one side and out of the other hole. Use electrical tape and tie it on either side of the pencil ...
Step 7: Create a structure as shown. This will act as the throwing arm of the trebuchet. Use your scissors to add small pieces of wood from the Popsi...
Step 8: Attach the throwing arm using super glue. Step 9: Attach a posicle stick across the two sticks fanning out. Punch a hole in this stick hal...
Step 10: Make a counter weight by inserting heavy metal pieces/ stones (I used coins) in a plastic zip loc bag. Close the zip loc and punch a hole on...
Step 11: Insert one end of the eye hook into the hole punched in the throwing arm, the other side should be inserted in the hole in the zip loc bag. ...
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