My favorite type of project is one where I get to work hard on something for a short period of time (a few weeks or so) and then move on to something totally different – it suits my attention span. When Lindsay and Wayne issued the challenge for their Punkin’ Chunkin’ Jamboree I was fired up (right after I googled punkin’ chunkin’). I had a lot of fun building our trebuchet and the the whole family had a great time this past Saturday as we hurled unsuspecting gourds downrange. Our contraption is disassembled and waiting for next year’s event. And now I get to find the next project.
[…] interest to make this a perennial adventure. In the fall we got our hands dirty as we designed and built our first medieval siege weapon and hurled unsuspecting gourds into the wild blue […]
That is fantastic stuff. My favorite part is the bit right after the slow-mo toss and the crowd is looking down range.
You guys are rad. And that, my friends, is science.