Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines - wood Tue, 1 Dec 2015 19:23:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Trebuchet Tutorial
Trebuchet Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yankees1 This is a variation of a catapult, called a trebuchet. This is a step by step tutorial on how to build a successful trebuchet that can launch a projectile from 8 to 12 ft. Find A Substantial Base Start by finding a base that isn't too thin or too heavy, because the arm needs a balanced base to be...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 17:23:17 PST
How to Build an Awesome Trebuchet
How to Build an Awesome Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> sphsengineering Do you enjoy building? Do you like huge projectile machine? If this sounds like you, we have a project to satisfy all your cravings. Trebuchets will make any day of the week so much better. In this Instructable we will teach you how to build one of these amazing machines. Proposal and History P...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:55:48 PDT
Golf Ball Catapult
Golf Ball Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fission Chips Are siege engines your thing? Do you love flinging things at high velocities? Well, then, this is the build for you! In this Instructable, you can learn how to build a Golf Ball Catapult with interchangeable arms that can shoot golf balls up to 80 feet! Just be careful, though! This build requi...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:15:03 PST
How to make a Model Roman Ballista (Torsion powered)
How to make a Model Roman Ballista (Torsion powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cairdy Crafts After the success of the Model Roman Catapult and, with our Year 6s learning about the Romans, I thought I'd try recreating a different siege engine.Follow these instructions to make your very own torsion (wound up) powered Model Roman Ballista!See the video below for a step-by-step live guide to th...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:29:28 PST
Fast And Easy Crossbow
Fast And Easy Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> gr8nesisme In this step by step how to. Im showing you how to make a crossbow nor big nor small. Materials One 5" by 1" by 1/2 piece of wood i just estimating so your pieces dont have to be exact Two 1cm or 1/2 in screwsOne 1in screwOne 7-8" by 1/4" or less piece of wood Cutting The Guide We're going to ...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:10:28 PDT
Homemade Catapult
Homemade Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajensen19 A relatively easy to make homemade catapult made out of wood, screws, string, and twigs. Procedure: 1. Take four pieces of wood and put them together into a box shape as shown to form the platform which everything else mounts onto. 2. Put two pieces of wood sticking up from the wooden base and on...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:56:25 PDT
How to Make a Trebuchet
How to Make a Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> howtowithmanish 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 siege engine that was used in the Middle Ages to fling projectile of up to 140 pounds at enemy structures. Please Rate this Instructable and follow me ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 11:40:11 PDT
How to make a clothespin luger rubberband gun
How to make a clothespin luger rubberband gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichelMoermans Are you tired of office/classroom/backyard wars without any stylish or efficient weapons? Tired of trying to put that rubberband on your finger and holding it with your pinkie just to have it slip off seconds before you want to fire? Do you want to shoot your colleagues in style? Do you wan...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 12:10:36 PDT
launch it! wood sling shot!-wood-sling-shot/
launch it! wood sling shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> i make shooting things true wooden sling shot max range 200 feet, 71 miles per hour! just uses 6 rubber bands wood frame string re-enforced.Now u could just pick up a Y shaped stick that u found and use it but it wont be as strong and its more fun to make your own frame.this instructable is easy to do it will take more th...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2007 08:40:50 PDT
Wooden Desktop Trebuchet
Wooden Desktop Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> AcceptableRisk The trebuchet is a medieval invention originally designed to lay siege to fortresses and castles. The largest of them could hurl immense stones hundreds of yards. Now you can have one to play with in your own home. The whole device stands about foot tall when unloaded and flings various things ten f...
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Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:54:10 PDT