If you would like to lay siege to your work colleagues desk would just protect your own from incoming invaders, you may be interested in these awesome desktop catapult kits which have been created by Joseph Staggs. Watch the video below to learn more about the 1:24 scale models which come supplied as kits with everything you need including CNC machined parts to ensure a precise fit. Constructed from baltic birch wood the kits are sanded, stained and laser cut and held together with brass pins and wheels which are machined from solid brass.
These catapults are designed to be assembled without any glue. They utilize dowel pin and mortise joints for assembly. Simply match the pieces. Drive the brass pins in. Then snap together. While standing only 4 inches tall, these catapults can throw objects over 35 feet! Objects that weigh around 1 gram get launched the farthest. Heavier or lighter objects, like pennies and paper wads, can be launched up to 18 feet. Making these catapults perfect for office battles!
– 1-2 hour assembly time
– Utilizes dowel pin and mortise joints for assembly
– no glue required
– Can shoot up to 36ft
– CNC machined solid brass parts
– Laser cut Baltic birch
– 5″ x 3.5″ x 4.5″ (L x W xH)
– rope powered
The desktop catapult kits are available to back via Kickstarter with pledges from $35 or £26. If the campaign is successful shipping will commence during April 2018.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Gadgets News, Top News