This easy-to-build trebuchet uses 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
design requires no complicated layout or joinery.
Requires only white carpenter's glue and a few bar clamps to assemble
and fits standard weight plates, with 1" diameter hole, up to 5 1/4" diameter
and 1 1/2" thick, available at any local discount retailer or sporting
Once complete, this trebuchet stands 24 inches tall in the fired position,
14 inches tall in the cocked position and will throw a projectile up to
50 feet. The finished trebuchet is extremely durable and loads of fun.
The trebuchet is perfect for school projects in Science and History,
as well as Science Fair projects.
This printed plans package comes complete with: