Trebuchet part II

Ok, winter is here and so it’s time to shake down the trebuchet. Also, I have a shiny drill press now so I can put 90 degree holes in the wood and not 92 degree ones which is what I was getting with the hand drill.

No major changes, just stripped down, redrilled and a new case for the weight so that it swings freely instead of hitting the bottom.

Trebuchet MkII

It swings really nicely now. Just for a test I threw some snowballs with it.


One thought on “Trebuchet part II

  1. Cool, although you obviously have far too much time on your hands.

    Right, we need trebuchet schematics. Step lively now!


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