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Project by WoodWrangler posted 11-29-2009 05:08 PM 2771 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Based on a project by a fellow LJ member (, I decided to take on the catapult project for my nephew this past week. About 6 ft of 2×4 and an hour of work, and viola! BOMBS AWAY!

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Douglas Krueger

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#1 posted 11-29-2009 06:17 PM

Great way to ward off the invading marauders of the holiday season. Hope the windows are shuttered.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#2 posted 11-29-2009 06:19 PM

Nice Project, keep him away from the nut bowl!!!!

-- Methods are many,Principles are few.Methods change often,Principles never do.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-29-2009 07:02 PM

Hey, that’s really cool. I remember having to make them in the 6th grade but they did not have bungie cords back in 1954!

How far does it throw stuff?


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 11-29-2009 07:18 PM

My nephew would love this, but his dad wouldn’t.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 11-30-2009 01:16 AM

Is there Punkin’ Chunkin’ in your future?

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#6 posted 11-30-2009 01:33 AM


-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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John Gray

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#7 posted 11-30-2009 05:13 PM


-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#8 posted 11-30-2009 08:35 PM

I agree with BarryW. LJ’ers need to get together and make the world’s best Punkin' Chunkin' machine.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#9 posted 12-01-2009 12:02 AM

I can’t wait to build one of these!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#10 posted 12-01-2009 03:22 AM

OH YEAH! I could get into some trouble with that! Nice.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#11 posted 12-02-2009 04:32 AM

Now that’s what I’d like to see more of! Folks just gettin together fartin around with wood and tools having a good time! Although, Can;t figure out where the rest of the 2x went :-)

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#12 posted 01-26-2010 07:54 AM

LOL, good one!!!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#13 posted 03-10-2010 10:35 PM

cool idea… can we all say, food fight!!!!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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