The goal of this project is to raise enough money to produce trebuchet Kits. You can find this project on Kickstarter.
What is a trebuchet?
A trebuchet is a medieval siege weapon that utilizes a counterweight to launch projectiles.
Why design another Trebuchet?
The world needs more trebuchets. I also wanted to make a trebuchet that highly resembled Viollet-le-Duc’s. Viollet-le-Duc’s trebuchet picture can be found in the wiki page of “trebuchet”.
Each Kit will include everything you need to build a trebuchet! These medieval siege weapons are fully functional. They have a working winch system similar to Viollet-le-Duc’s.
No fancy tools are required. To assemble the trebuchet insert rivets and snap the pieces together. (a soft tap with a hammer will do)
Launches pennies up to 35 feet. (with steel shot inside counterweight)
Baltic Birch wood construction (stained brown)
30-60 minutes to assemble
12 inches long
How to assemble:
Each kit will come with instructions. There will be a video on how to assemble and operate it. Each piece will be engraved with a unique letter/number. The pieces with corresponding letter/numbers go together. It is like putting together a model car. No skill is required. Glue is optional. Build the Most Amazing Trebuchet for $35!