Instructables: exploring - play - siege-engines http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:17:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sling/ Artillery Rock, for Larp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sling-Artillery-Rock-for-Larp/
Sling/ Artillery Rock, for Larp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/RWRX/IPCUDLXX/FEPRWRXIPCUDLXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/RWRX/IPCUDLXX/FEPRWRXIPCUDLXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/RWRX/IPCUDLXX/FEPRWRXIPCUDLXX.SMALL.jpg knuffe So you like to throw rocks eh?If you need a confertable rock to safely throw or toss at your next larp. This guide is for you!You need:Foam block. I used scraps of a matrass.Felt, or other "rock" like fabric.Needle and tread and/or felting needle.Plastic bagsRice or other ballast.A scale.Sissors and...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 15:24:40 PDT
How to Make a Mini Cannon From a Syringe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Cannon-From-a-Syringe/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 01:10:00 PDT
Duct Tape & PVC Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-PVC-Crossbow/
Duct Tape & PVC Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/QF8B/IOSPAUIE/FUXQF8BIOSPAUIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/QF8B/IOSPAUIE/FUXQF8BIOSPAUIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/QF8B/IOSPAUIE/FUXQF8BIOSPAUIE.SMALL.jpg LanceMakes There are lots of PVC crossbow how-to tutorials, but I found none that were satisfyingly powerful, simple to build, and constructed primarily out of PVC. This crossbow is all of that, and stylishly designed! All you need are common household tools and materials (and perhaps a better way to film your...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 12:51:07 PDT
The Floating Arm Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Floating-Arm-Trebuchet/
The Floating Arm Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/ES3G/INYW5700/FGWES3GINYW5700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/ES3G/INYW5700/FGWES3GINYW5700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/ES3G/INYW5700/FGWES3GINYW5700.SMALL.jpg 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
String-powered Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/String-powered-Catapult/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:58:24 PDT
Mini Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Crossbow-1/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:10:33 PST
Repeating crossbow version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Repeating-Crossbow-Version-2/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:09:01 PST
PVC Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Air-Cannon-5/
PVC Air Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/24W8/IIJGR7HK/F5K24W8IIJGR7HK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/24W8/IIJGR7HK/F5K24W8IIJGR7HK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/24W8/IIJGR7HK/F5K24W8IIJGR7HK.SMALL.jpg pkims The PVC Air Cannon is made for all your launching needs. I'll do my best since this is my first instructable. To construct it you need the following materials:-Note: To build this cannon, you can use different PVC parts (couplings, bushings, adapters) than the ones I used. They just have to start fr...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:49:44 PST
Oversized crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Simple-Crossbow/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:14:41 PST
High Pressure Piston Valve Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Pressure-Piston-Valve-Air-Cannon/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:12:17 PST
Trebuchet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Tutorial/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 17:23:17 PST
How to Build a Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Trebuchet-2/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 06:55:58 PST
Trebuchet Callicott Class Of 2017 http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Callicott-Class-Of-2017/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:35:45 PDT
Blast from the past clothespin sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Blast-from-the-past-clothespin-sling/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:18:55 PDT
how to make a popsicle stick bow http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-popsicle-stick-bow/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:52:59 PDT
how to make a paper catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-paper-catapult/
how to make a paper catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z99X/IDQTYBQG/FHYZ99XIDQTYBQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z99X/IDQTYBQG/FHYZ99XIDQTYBQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z99X/IDQTYBQG/FHYZ99XIDQTYBQG.SMALL.jpg Joshbuilds In this tutorial i will be showing how to build a fairly simple catapult powered by an elastic band. It fires fairly far and is made out of nothing more then paper, glue, tape, a bottle cap and an elastic band. if its easier feel free to watch my youtube video and be sure to check out my website for...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:28:19 PDT
Making a balista http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-balista/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:59:15 PDT
strong plastic samurai sword http://www.instructables.com/id/strong-plastic-samurai-sword/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:19:12 PDT
Cardstock Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardstock-Catapult/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:19:48 PDT
Simple Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Trebuchet/
Simple Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8CRK/IA2K2B5R/FOU8CRKIA2K2B5R.SMALL.jpg akshayfrozentree Engine is derived from the word used to describe a military machine and the person used to operate it was called an engineer. So I wanted to build an engine. As the trebuchet is my favourite seige engine, I decided to build it. This tutorial will help you build a trebuchet and you can ofcourse make ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 09:06:29 PDT
How To Make Duct Tape Trebuchet Pouch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Duct-Tape-Trebuchet-Pouch/
How To Make Duct Tape Trebuchet Pouch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HJTA/I9UDPNRG/FKSHJTAI9UDPNRG.SMALL.jpg HEARTH ROBOTICS TEAM I made this trebuchet for my Science Fair project a few weeks ago. And I’ve been playing around with it for a while and then I saw the Instructables "Duct Tape Challenge". So, I decide to make a duct tape trebuchet pouch. Originally, I had a canvas pouch for my Science Fair and I used a pattern fro...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:21 PDT
Strawbee Ballista http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawbee-Ballista/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:43:27 PDT
High Velocity Vortex Cannon - Aerosol Fuelled http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Velocity-Vortex-Cannon-Aerosol-Fuelled/
High Velocity Vortex Cannon - Aerosol Fuelled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/IDW8/I9B6G1HB/F2ZIDW8I9B6G1HB.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project was inspired by many things. Large commercially made vortex cannons are used (theoretically) to disrupt hail formation and prevent damage to farmland. German scientists during WWII also constructed a large vortex cannon designed as an anti air gun. The plan was to use a powdered fuel th...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 05:46:09 PDT
Máquina térmica- barquinho pop pop http://www.instructables.com/id/Máquina-térmica-barquinho-pop-pop/
Máquina térmica- barquinho pop pop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/7OM6/I7SVVQ6F/FU97OM6I7SVVQ6F.SMALL.jpg lucasmenescal Passo a passo para criar seu barquinho pop pop Corte da latinha Cortamos uma lata de alumínio, removendo a parte de cima e a parte de baixo. Corte da lata com o molde Neste passo pegamos a lata em forma de folha de alumínio, colamos a folha mole na lata, e cortamos no tamanho certo Dobras do...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:34:25 PDT
A Sneak Peek at What Is Next http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sneek-Peek-at-What-Is-Next/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:05:02 PDT
Introduction to Seej - a 3d printed game http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Seej-a-3d-printed-game/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:10:16 PDT
How to Build an Awesome Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Awesome-Trebuchet/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:55:48 PDT
Mousetrap Powered DOUBLE Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mousetrap-Powered-DOUBLE-Trebuchet/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:07:14 PDT
How to do a powerful,cheap,cool slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-powerfulcheapcool-slingshot/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:12:12 PST
Small Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Catapult/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:57:24 PST
Golf Ball Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Ball-Trebuchet-1/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:15:03 PST
Slingbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Slingbow/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:45:59 PST
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
Meccano catapult. http://www.instructables.com/id/Meccano-catapult/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:25:30 PST
crossbow bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/crossbow-bolt-1/
crossbow bolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/JKHG/HZ2IUGQX/FQ4JKHGHZ2IUGQX.SMALL.jpg theCreatorofepicness after I finished my crossbow i needed bolts but I couldn't find any good instructions that would fit on my crossbow so I decided to make my own bolts. Things needed: You will need:- gluegun- scissors- duct tape- screws- crossbow- straws The shaft cut your straw to the desired length. my bolts...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:56:03 PDT
crossbow bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/crossbow-bolt/
crossbow bolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WDDN/HZ2IVZHO/F7SWDDNHZ2IVZHO.SMALL.jpg theCreatorofepicness after I finished my crossbow i needed bolts but I couldn't find any good instructions that would fit on my crossbow so I decided to make my own bolts. Things needed: You will need:- gluegun- scissors- duct tape- screws- crossbow- straws The shaft cut your straw to the desired length. my bolts...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:55:21 PDT
3d print catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-print-catapult/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:43:53 PDT
Spitball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Spitball-Launcher-1/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:34:47 PDT
School DT projects: Model Roman catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-model-Roman-catapult/
School DT projects: Model Roman catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AS1W/HY21WFQ4/FQZAS1WHY21WFQ4.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts A while ago, I started making projects for teaching in school which were manageable, fun and educational. The first project we made was this model Roman catapult. Since making it, a number of teachers and students have asked for instructions for how to make it, so here we go!Please note: If you're...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:36:40 PDT
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
powerful blow gun http://www.instructables.com/id/powerful-blow-gun/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 11:20:56 PDT
Tube Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Slingshot/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 18:08:44 PDT
Viking Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Catapult-1/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:49:41 PDT
PVC Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Trebuchet/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 06:57:49 PDT
Trebuchet Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Project/
Trebuchet Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project is currently being used for a middle school intro to engineering program. This project is pretty simple to build and just about any home improvement store will have the supplies. The kids are given the materials and the trebuchet drawing (see link in description). It takes the average g...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 18:37:54 PDT
Mouse trap catapult for 4$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-trap-catapult-for-4/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 23:00:56 PDT
Baking Soda and Vinegar Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Baking-Soda-and-Vinegar-Cannon/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 19:40:22 PDT
How To Make Auto-Igniting Fire Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Auto-Igniting-Fire-Arrows/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 16:27:10 PDT
Make A Flamethrower Out Of Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Flamethrower-Out-Of-Lighter/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:30:09 PST
Simple PVC slingshot for pennies http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PVC-slingshot-for-pennies/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 13:00:50 PST