Leonardo da Vinci Catapult

  • Leonardo da Vinci Catapult
  • Leonardo da Vinci Catapult
$49.99

code: SN6703

A fun project from one of the great minds of history!

Based on his drawings from the Codex Atlanticus, Leonardo da Vinci's catapult used the power stored in the tension of bent wood - a spring-like propulsion system.

This recreation is a working model that will fling a small clay ball over 4 metres!

  • Easy to make in about an hour
  • Natural untreated wood from sustainable forests
  • All pieces pre-cut and ready to go
  • Parts are pegged for extra strength
  • Finished catapult measures 42cm tall and 42cm across
Recommended for ages 14+