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Big Book of Catapult and Trebuchet Plans


This book is a compilation of step-by-step instructions for how to build nine different types of catapults and trebuchets. Learn:

  • How to build catapults and trebuchet desktop models
  • How to scale up your catapult in order to make larger models
  • Recommended tools and techniques
  • History about the different types of war machines

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Build 9 different types of catapults and trebuchets

Each set of instructions include dimensional drawings of all wooden parts, lists of required hardware and sources, an abundance of photos, diagrams and detailed descriptions of the assembly process. Additional sections include historical notes for the different types of machines, warnings and safety suggestions, tuning tips, notes on scaling, tools and techniques and additional notes on even more kinds of catapults.

Designs in this book are for table top or desktop size models, but there is a section of the book dedicated to advice on scaling them up if you want to make larger models.

This book includes plans for:

  • A PVC Pipe Trebuchet
  • A Tabletop Trebuchet
  • The World Famous Floating Arm Trebuchet
  • The Historical WarWolf Trebuchet
  • A Rat-Trap Catapult
  • The Mangonel (or Onager)
  • The Greek Balista Petraria Arcatinus
  • And the Scorpion II

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 11 x 9 x .5 in


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