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How to Build a DIY Mini Trebuchet

July 14, 2020 By Todd Dermody

We’re celebrating Bastille Day this year with a DIY trebuchet, which is a catapult that uses a counterweight to launch a projectile. This project can be customized to throw any small item, whether it be a water balloon, or a tennis ball for Fido. While trebuchets aren’t strictly French, the name is—and we think that’s reason enough for some summer fun!