Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines - medieval http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:38:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Miniature Medieval Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Medieval-Crossbow/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:56:00 PDT
Make a desktop trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-desktop-trebuchet/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 19:59:25 PST
pencil crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/pencil-crossbow-3/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 14:50:33 PDT
Ballista http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/J7EC/GKQ36D0K/FKTJ7ECGKQ36D0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/J7EC/GKQ36D0K/FKTJ7ECGKQ36D0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/J7EC/GKQ36D0K/FKTJ7ECGKQ36D0K.SMALL.jpg brandon.horrell I made this Ballista as a school project and thought it would be a cool thing to enter. It uses the elasticity in the rope to launch the dowling forward.
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 10:15:08 PST
How to Make a Medieval Trebuchet Out of Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Medieval-Trebuchet-Out-of-Cardboard/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2009 21:05:20 PDT
Build a trebuchet in five minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-trebuchet-in-five-minutes/
Build a trebuchet in five minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8Z8/FEX36PQF/FKDC8Z8FEX36PQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8Z8/FEX36PQF/FKDC8Z8FEX36PQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8Z8/FEX36PQF/FKDC8Z8FEX36PQF.SMALL.jpg aztennenbaum Have you ever wanted build your own trebuchet and fling cows onto unsuspecting englishmen? Well now you can (assuming that your cows are the size of marbles). Here is how.First off, you will need a few things:5 rulers with multiple holes in both endsA large nail or bolt (must fit through holes in ru...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2008 00:14:28 PDT
Trebuchet of the large variety (a work in progress), 4.28.07 update http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-of-the-large-variety-a-work-in-progress/
Trebuchet of the large variety (a work in progress), 4.28.07 update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/8X7G/F04FMXC1/FWV8X7GF04FMXC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/8X7G/F04FMXC1/FWV8X7GF04FMXC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/8X7G/F04FMXC1/FWV8X7GF04FMXC1.SMALL.jpg StepsoftheSun This is my second wooden, hanging counterweight trebuchet and the first well-documented one. It will be bolted together from many self-designed and self-constructed components, each about six feet in length. Hopefully, that strategy will allow for some degree of siege mobility and make fixing bro...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2007 16:57:06 PDT