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How to Build a Catapult

We offer a wide variety of easy to build trebuchet and catapult plans and step by step instructions for study and recreation.
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Our easy to build catapult plans and trebuchet plans take the guess work and frustration out of the project. From shopping for materials, through firing and tuning, our professionally engineered plans and instructions are designed to make the process simple and enjoyable. Not just  drawings, these catapult plans and instructions guide you through every step.
For the Classroom

Build a Statistical CatapultWant to integrate a catapult or trebuchet into your lesson plans ?

Catapults and trebuchets make terrific learning tools for history and science teachers.

Ancient and Renaissance engineers and inventors, like Archimedes and Leonardo da Vinci , studied catapult and trebuchet design.
Catapult Learning

Use catapults and trebuchets for teaching and learning:

  • Causal Relationships
  • Statistics
  • Process Control 
  • Data Collection and Graphing
  • System Modeling
  • Design of Experiments
Easy To Build Plans
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Catapult Plans
All Catapult Plans and Trebuchet Plans include:
  • Detailed Plans and Instructions
  • Measured Drawings for All Parts
  • Complete Parts "Shopping List"
  • Step-By-Step, Illustrated Assembly Instructions
  • Use Common, Inexpensive and Easy to Find Materials Available at Your Local Home Improvement Center
  • Firing and Tuning Instructions
Trebuchet Kits

Don't have the time to build a catapult or trebuchet from plans ?

We also offer easy to assemble Trebuchet Kits at
Trebuchet Kit
  • All Hardwood
  • Assemble in 1 Hour
  • Step-By-Step Illustrated Assembly Instructions
  • Pre-cut and Pre-drilled Parts
  • Firing and Tuning Instructions
  • Requires only Wood Glue and a Clamp to assemble.
  • Make Wonderful Gifts
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Trebuchet History
History of  the Trebuchet
Catapult History
History of the Catapult
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Video - How a Trebuchet Works
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Animated Trebuchet
Sling History
History and Evolution of the Sling
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