A team comes together to construct Leonardo da Vinci’s visionary image of a tank, fitted with 30 cannons that fire 360 degrees around the three ton machine.
A team comes together to construct Leonardo da Vinci's visionary image of a tank, fitted with 30 cannons that fire 360 degrees around the three ton machine.
The crew attempts to build the Renaissance master's most massive design: a three-storey siege ladder. But mistakes during the build threaten to render it immobile.
The team devotes their talent to recreating Leonardo's bladed chariot, but instead of using horsepower, the team updates the 15th century design with robot power.
The team take a shot at building Da Vinci's multi-cannon machine gun, and in the grand finale, test out the 33 cannons.
The team splits in half to build two self-propelled carts. They will find out just how accurate parts must be made in order for Da Vinci's inventions to work.
The crew attempts to recreate a giant catapult and soon discovers manufacturing the bow that powers the device is more complicated than expected.
The crew faces its most complex build so far- the Air Screw - da Vinci's single wing, helicopter-like device. Will they be able to get his vision off the ground?
The team builds the Crossbow Machine, a massive structure designed to automatically load four large crossbows. But has Val bitten off more than he can chew?
The build team takes on the massive Double Shot Catapult. But as the set-backs begin the project's success is in doubt tempers begin to flare.
The team attempts to recreate the 500-year old Springald Cannon design, which used a pre-fabricated cartridge loaded with gunpowder, primer and ammunition.