Build your own Roman Onager with these detailed, easy to follow catapult
woodworking plans and instructions. When built, this Roman Onager stands
12" inches tall in the fired position and will throw a scale
projectile up to 50 feet.
The most powerful artillery piece in the Roman arsenal and a direct
descendent of the Mangonel , the sling
equipped Onager took its name from the Persian Wild Donkey, because of
its powerful "kick" when fired.
Perfect for demonstrating Roman Warfare and technology, this easy to
build torsion catapult uses common, inexpensive and easy to find building
materials, all available at your local home improvement store.
This complete catapult woodworking plans package includes a shopping
list of materials, measured drawings and dimensions for all parts,