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MAKE friend Dick Whitney wrote in to tell us about this sweet-looking trebuchet kit that’s looking for funding on Kickstarter. Started by Evan Murphy and Mike Woods, Seige Toys is hoping to round up enough supporters to open a workshop and produce the trebuchets in-house.

It’s a very nice looking siege weapon, but I must admit my favorite thing is the little castle targets you get if you buy two kits.

Trebuchette on Kickstarter

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works in CG animation at DisneyToon Studios and writes for Make, Boing Boing, and other places online and in print. You can find him at and twitter @johnedgarpark — if you like that sort of thing.