Da Vinci Catapult Wooden Kit

$42.50

Leonardo da Vinci improved upon the catapult designs of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. This model is a faithful reproduction.

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Description

Catapults were first invented during the era of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, however it was during the Middle Ages that they came to prominence. Leonardo da Vinci developed a range of innovative war machines that improved upon traditional medieval designs. He designed this catapult in 1485.
This is a working re-creation of Leonardo da Vinci’s catapult and is assembled from pre-cut and pre-drilled wooden pieces. Easy to follow instructions included.
Below is an image of da Vinci’s original drawings.

This catapult is adjustable and includes principles of stored energy, ratchets and is a show piece when not in use.

Packaging:

  • Type: Colour printed cardboard
  • Facing: 255mm x 195mm
  • Depth 55mm
  • Weight : 450 grams (approx.)

Assembled

  • W: 160mm
  • L: 450mm
  • H: 420 mm

 

 

Additional information

Weight0.44 kg
Dimensions260 × 200 × 60 cm