Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines - fun - trebuchet Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:14:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Floating Arm Trebuchet
The Floating Arm Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> LanceMakes The floating arm trebuchet is a modern take on an ancient war machine. This variation features a drop channel, which allows the counterweight to fall straight down rather than swing with the arm. This is a more efficient way to transfer potential energy into kinetic energy at a small scale. A pair o...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 15:27:32 PDT
Mini Siege Engines
Mini Siege Engines - More DIY How To Projects]]> LanceMakes If you enjoy this project, then I encourage you to buy my book, Rubber Band Engineer. You can find it wherever books are sold.Everything I make: LanceMakes.comCatapults - a classic and exciting engineering project that introduces students to fundamental ideas in physics and engineering like energy t...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:54:36 PDT
How to Have Fun with Your Trebuchet
How to Have Fun with Your Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> ksnancy You've built your 860 pound counter-weighted trebuchet, now what do you do with it?  (Sorry we didn't take photos as we were building!)  Probably the best activity is to find an old camping trailer that no one wants, invite all of your friends over, and spend the weekend bombarding it.  But it is al...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 10:54:24 PDT
Desktop Popstick Catapult
Desktop Popstick Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> fork me3 This is my third instructable and definatly the longest, i made this with my dad and im proud to say i enjoyed making it with him. and guys please just go easy on us, if you enjoyed the instructable please say so!. thanksIn this instructable I will be teaching you how to make a fully operational pop...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 05:16:08 PDT
Quick-n-Dirty Trebuchet
Quick-n-Dirty Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> SFHandyman No Tools, No Drilling, No Cutting, No Lumber, No Saw, No Hardware, No Need to wait for your allowance, Super Easy, Super Cheap, Fast Build.You probably already have everything necessary to build this Trebuchet in your house right now.It's made out of:9 Chopsticks*2 Toothpicks3/4" or larger masking t...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2007 07:53:58 PDT