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Project by ayryq posted 05-27-2012 04:58 PM 1595 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From a plan in WOOD magazine. Works pretty well. I’ve seen others post this project around here and most seem satisfied. It took quite a lot of dialling in with the counterweight but once set up it gets impressive range. I used scrap maple, unfinished.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-27-2012 05:10 PM

Sweet job on that Trebuchet. You could take it to the Punkin Chunkin contest in the fall—use little pumpkins!!

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

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#2 posted 06-28-2014 02:01 PM

I like it – I’m going to have to make one too. My grandson would love it.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#3 posted 06-28-2014 02:12 PM

Are those AA batteries getting ready to be fired off? Better watch out they dont hit the TV (or any of Momma’s china!)

*edit … oops, just noticed this post is over 2 years old~

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#4 posted 06-28-2014 02:17 PM

Yes, AA batteries. It was a gift to my brother, given at our parents house. So anything broken gets blamed on him. Just like when we were kids…

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