rubber band engineer

Discover unexpected ways to turn common materials into crafty contraptions that range from surprisingly simple to curiously complex. In vivid color photos, you'll be guided to create slingshot rockets, unique catapults, and even hydraulic-powered machines. Whether you build one or all 19 of these designs, you'll feel like an ingenious engineer when you're through.

Take a peek into two projects from Rubber Band Engineer: the Crossbow, featured on MakeZine.com, and the Floating Arm Trebuchet on Instructables.com