|How to Build a Trebuchet
Build a Working Model Highland Trebuchet
a classic hinged counterweight trebuchet with these step-by-step Plans
and Instructions. Once complete, this magnificent Highland Trebuchet stands
over 36 inches tall and will throw a scale projectile up to 80 feet.
Professionally engineered with an open counterweight cabinet, the Highland
Trebuchet allows you to vary the weight for range and trajectory adjustment.
Fire with an empty counterweight for indoor use, or add weight for increased
power and range.
The Highland Trebuchet is perfect for demonstrating medieval warfare
and technology and the physics of leverage, ballistics and projectile motion.
Trebuchets and catapults make great science and history projects.
Easy to Build
These easy to build trebuchet plans use common, inexpensive and easy
to find building materials, available at your local hardware store or home
center. Basic woodworking skills and tools are required, but the straightforward
trebuchet design requires no complicated layout or joinery.
These trebuchet plans come complete with:
All the information you need to complete your trebuchet project quickly
Parts Shopping List
Measured Drawings and Dimensions for all parts
Step by step Assembly Instructions
Step by step Firing and Tuning Instructions
How a Trebuchet Works
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