How To: Make and build a trebuchet

Make and build a trebuchet

Do you need to wage a siege? Then build a medieval trebuchet. See how to do it this great video tutorial for all of you medieval weapons fans.

A trebuchet is a type of catapult. In the olden days, the main advantage of a trebuchet was that it could hit castle walls with rocks or other large missiles without being hit by arrows. Bre Pettis and Make Magazine help you wage mini war, but with a little bit of present flair, specifically, a remote control. Watch this video weaponry tutorial and learn how to build a trebuchet.

16 Comments

sweet i lyk the ending there it fires.

very good, i made one and it's awesome the distance.

cool no really it sucks !

that is prettty cool

wtf am i doing on this website this is for nerds nooooooooooo get off of me ewwwwwwwwwww wat is that thing o god please dont tell me that is your o noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo help me

English, mother#$%@er! do you speak it?

u #$%@ing perve im not going to do that to your butt get off me noooowww

so hows the wife and kids

now i can shoot doggy poo to the neighbours garden^^

cool project, but the guy in the vid is a douchebag

they dont even show instructions #$%@!+*s

p.s i didnt mean to make those signals somthing happened to my computer

i finally built it wow that was some trouble but its awesome

now now there i used dat for good propose only like shooting bags of vomit or fire balls now sume stuff fluffy thingy u shot there.. use a cannon ball or a bowling ball or maby even a raw chicken?

its pretty cool >:) imma make one for airsoft that way i can fling smoke grenades farther and also fing poop at ppl >:)

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