Introduction: The Office War: Mini Catapult

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this is the office war mini catapult

by Dinky =)

Step 1: The Bottom Frame

Picture of The Bottom Frame

built this for your mini catapult

Step 2: The Fire System

Picture of The Fire System

here i let's see how to build the fire system

Step 3: Puting All Together

Picture of Puting All Together

now put all parts together

Step 4: Making the Office Tabel Connectos

Picture of Making the Office Tabel Connectos

special for your office table


dinoman105 (author)2009-01-03

what do you use for ammo? i cant find anything that it will hold

awsome1 (author)dinoman1052011-10-03

i donno wat either

undeadscourge (author)2011-08-17

It shoots white rods about 4 feet, I harrass the cat with it

aleceatsfood (author)2010-12-04

ok 3 things...
what does it shoot? I've tried gray connectors but it doesn't shoot them good.
mine isn't shooting....
and i think the basket or what ever you put the ammo in needs the be improved.

NatNoBrains (author)aleceatsfood2010-12-05

Try my instructable! But I find that it doesn't shoot K'NEX, it shoots lip balm tubes the best!

drummerboy911 (author)2009-04-10

just to let you know this isnt a catapult it is a mix between a catapult and a trebuchet.but more of a trebuchet.but good and cool.i am doing a mod for the basket.

actually this is prodominately a catapault. a trebuchet uses a counter weight with a long neck to fire a smaller weight from the basket. a catapault relies on tension to sling an arm into a stopping bar, which (newton's law of inertia) causes the object to be propelled forward with force. this is not pulled with a counter weight, making it a catapault.

dinky (author)drummerboy9112009-04-15

could you post it? (your mod)

Randomguy65 (author)2009-12-09


R 4 N D 0 M (author)2009-10-17

LOL it kinda works but  like Dino said what will it shoot and it flings stuff to the ground and life flips over every time.

drummerboy911 (author)2009-04-15

sorry i disassembled it but i just made the basket bigger and adjustable and made it catch the arm so it shoots it at something not the ground but it only shot like 1 ft so i ripped it was a piece waster

Capt. Fat (author)2009-02-19

I used a paper ball. And i modded it to work as a booby trap!

dinky (author)Capt. Fat2009-02-21

the V2 will better work for a booby trap,
if You do that , i ask you to post it as a mod.
you have the rights.

Capt. Fat (author)dinky2009-02-21

Actually I found the V1 worked better. But I turned both into booby traps. I will post both in one instructable.

Skreetsha (author)2008-10-17

lol I thought this thing would be pointless to build. I shot it at me because i figured it wouldnt hurt. Bad idea with a grey wheel >.< 4 stars!

Capt. Fat (author)Skreetsha2009-02-19

well i shot myself in the nuts with a meter tall catapult.

dinoman105 (author)2009-01-03

just wanted to say not to put elastic band to tight or the catapult will fling of table and hit someone in face TT.TT

TorBomb (author)2008-11-15

this is so awsome( i would have said the F word but im not sure if u can swear) i think the ofice war series pwns anything else. u need to keep making office war. and i mean a lot of office war:) :) :) :) :) :)

darth_tater 2k8 (author)2008-07-28


dinky (author)2008-07-08

this is the office war balista

the great one (author)2008-07-01

this is the best catapult i ever saw!!!!

dinky (author)the great one2008-07-03


13remco13 (author)2008-06-25

okay tnx. but whats the ammo of the catapult?

dinky (author)13remco132008-06-25

a silver wheel is be good or you can use a green or a white bar

13remco13 (author)2008-06-24

VERY good catapult i like the office war machines because they're small and easy to build! i give it 4.5/5 b.t.w are u finished with the ballista i want to make that to

dsman195276 (author)2008-05-18

well, your last one was a little better, but cool none the less. i will make this. i give it a 4/5

dinky (author)dsman1952762008-05-18

thanks now in started with the office war balista

dsman195276 (author)dinky2008-05-18

i need to make a "office war" cannon. i will get right on it!

dinky (author)dsman1952762008-05-18

get start with it

dinky =)

dsman195276 (author)dinky2008-05-18

done! its got some good power/range for a small cannon thing. also it has a new type of trigger that you pull on to fire. sorry but i don't have any batteries for my cam so for now no instructions. if i can get it to go on for 2 sec i might be able to get a picture of it. wish me luck!

dinky (author)dsman1952762008-05-18


dsman195276 (author)dinky2008-05-18

here it is!

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