Saturday Morning Workshop Desktop Catapult
Saturday morning workshop desktop catapult is post about Woodworking bookmarked by lawrence with ID 11640877535 was uploaded on 27-02-2019 and has been viewed 297,662 times.
Cutting List Project Plans If you want to check out some more quick projects, click here.Crosscut the Lumber to Length Clamp down your board and use your jigsaw to crosscut the 1x4 board to 8 in.for the base (Part A), the 1x2 board to 12 in.
for the arm (Part B) and the 1x2 to (2) 6 in.lengths for the vertical struts (Part C).Mark the lengths with a pencil and use a speed square with the jigsaw to make a straight cut.Cut Notches with Jigsaw Place the 6 in.
boards on the corners of the face of the 8 in.board and scribe the lines that need to be cut with a jigsaw.Clamp the 8 in.board to the work surface and cut out the notches with a jigsaw.Drill the Holes for the Dowels Temporarily fasten the struts together with painter's tape face to face.
Mark 3/4 in.and 4 in.on one of the struts and drill 7/16 in.holes on those marks with a drill press.Mark 3 in.from one end of the arm (Part B) and 3/4 in.from the other end.Drill straight through the board with a 7/16 in.
bit and drill press.Use a Forstner Bit to Create the Bucket Mark a spot 1-1/4 in.from the end of the arm (Part B) and 3/4 in.from the edge.Drill about halfway through the board with a 1-1/4 in.diameter Forstner bit.
Fasten the Struts to the Base Drill a pilot hole in the struts (Part C) and fasten them to the base with two 2 in.trim head screws.Finish the Assembly with the Dowels Cut the dowel to three 4-1/2 in.lengths and slide them into the holes, creating the final form of the catapult.
Put the rubber bands on the catapult to finish the project...