Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines - wood http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:33:48 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a Model Roman Ballista (Torsion powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Model-Roman-Ballista-Torsion-powered/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:29:28 PST
Fast And Easy Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-And-Easy-Crossbow/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:10:28 PDT
Homemade Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Catapult/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/0RL1/HMMF8P04/FPS0RL1HMMF8P04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/0RL1/HMMF8P04/FPS0RL1HMMF8P04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/0RL1/HMMF8P04/FPS0RL1HMMF8P04.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Trebuchet/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 11:40:11 PDT
launch it! wood sling shot http://www.instructables.com/id/launch-it!-wood-sling-shot/
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Fri, 24 Aug 2007 08:40:50 PDT
Wooden Desktop Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Desktop-Trebuchet/
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Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:54:10 PDT