Make a Trebuchet – Make: Video Podcast


Here’s a trebuchet you can make this weekend! Try catching some marshmellows using your trebuchet. :p

TTA (Try and try again, also optimize…)

Here’s the pdf if you need it.

In this podcast you’ll see how to build a paperclip trebuchet and a medium sized trebuchet. The paperclip trebuchet can be made in under an hour and it teaches you a lot about how they work.

The medium sized trebuchet took a little longer to cut, drill, and screw together, but it’s not hard.

Download the pdf for more instructions to make your own seige weapon!


4 Responses to Make a Trebuchet – Make: Video Podcast

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  2. girrrrrrr2 says:

    wow… i madew one… it works… now i am gonna make one that can throw my house…

  3. Izl says:

    Bookmarking this, gonna try soon

  4. Izl says:

    Did you make the sling with paper clips? eh? How do you get it to release so nicely, i tried it today… and tape wont hold it down lol, gona try super glue

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