Ping pong balls can do a surprising amount of damage when they hit someone, as any Polish Ping Pong player knows, and launcher them effectively is great fun. This video will show you how to make the Ping Ponger, a ping pong ball launcher made almost exclusively of PVC pipe.
A professionally manufactured flamethrower is relatively safe, but grossly expensive. But most homemade flamethrowers tend to be extremely dangerous and fire hazards. Except this one. Though still somewhat dangerous, it's one of the safest DIY flamethrowers you could make.
How to make a strong mini pistol crossbow from household materials that fires wooden dowels, pencils and chopsticks. It is pretty powerful and can stick into wood! I'm using an acrylic prod but it would be better if you use aluminum.
Before you try and build this DIY taser, beware— you could go to jail if you go around tasing people with it. Just having one could give you a fine, because they're not legal in some cities and states. If you still want to make one, proceed ahead.
Air guns aren't that expensive or hard to come by, but for the DIY inclined that doesn't always matter does it? This video will teach you how to make an awesome metal air gun that holds 120+ psi and shoots either ball bearings or blow darts. One of the easiest to make and most powerful homemade air-based weapons out there.
How to make a very easy (but strong) popsicle stick crossbow, with a shooting test at the end of the video. It shoots skewers, ink cartridges and some arrows I made.
How to make a homemade black powder M-80
Epileptic Talking Mustache Guy gives the blow-by-blow on the construction of a little wooden toy guillotine. Before you know it, you'll be hacking off dolls heads in no time.
Pneumatic weapons are pretty versatile. You can fire anything from ping pong balls to carrots, or even make your own candy cannon. Because they use air pressure rather than combustion, your options for projectiles are much more open.
Step up your school supplies weapon-making skills with a small homemade crossbow. Watch this video tutorial to see how to make a crossbow out of school supplies.
this is a fun 5 minute project and will work with flash paper as well Step 1: Gather Your Materials
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to make a high-powered stun gun out of easily obtained supplies. This easy to find materials would be some wire strippers, some wire, needle nose pliers, rubber gloves, a knife, scissors, a screwdriver, and an old disposable camera. Once you make this powerful taser (or stun gun), be careful, because this device delivers a VERY powerful shock.
Some of the most distinctive tools of the ninja in popular culture are the smoke bombs they throw at the ground the instantly go off without lighting them, yielding a dense cloud of smoke through which they escape. This video will show you how to make ninja smoke bombs at home you can use to make yourself vanish. Very useful for family gatherings and corporate meetings. Active ingredients include stump killer and matchheads, both always fun.
This DIY pistol crossbow is very dangerous, so make sure you use extreme caution after construction. You don't want to DIY yourself a jail sentence!
Simon Phoenix used one in Demolition Man, terrorists got their hands on them in Eraser, and you've probably shot one in Halo, but are electromagnetic projectile weapons more than just science-fiction?
How to make a sling shot that can shoot up to 200 meters (or 600 feet). Slingshots are great fun - be careful what you shoot. Sling shots are powerful!
This how-to video shows how to use core-less paracord to make a round braid. Working with eight strands is demonstrated but the same technique will work from 4 to 16 strands. This is the first step in learning how to make your own whip and what is more fun than using nothing but muscle power to drive a bit of string through the speed of sound? You can also make it as a paracord lanyard, belt, hatband, bracelet, etc. Always wear eye protection around paracord. Watch this video specialized weap...
With just a little work in your wood shop, you can make your very own mini guillotine. Ken and Barbie, beware.
This video demonstrates how to make a homemade paintball gun or Nerf gun.The materials required for it are a coke (soda) plastic bottle, CPVC) (PVC) (copper) valve, scissors, half inch PVC or tubing pump, Teflon tape, hot glue gun tape. PVC glue is optional.The basics method to make a paintball gun is shown here. The shape and form of the gun depend on your creativity. Firstly take the coke bottle, small bottles work better. Make a hole in the back part of the bottle and start cutting the edg...
Making a fuse with black powder is a simple process and you only need a few things to get it right. You should have Water, Cotton string, and black powder. A slow burning good quality meal powder works best. To start, cut the cotton string to your desired length and dip it into the water. Take the now wet string and coat it thoroughly with the black powder. Then you simply have to let the fuse dry, an oven on a very low setting works well. Optionally, you can dissolve a small amount of potass...
Want to turn a good idea into bad one? Make a flamethrower, then accidentally catch yourself on fire... wait, you couldn't possibly do that, could you? No.
Ever wanted to mod your sprinkler valve for a pneumatic cannon gun? Well, see how to do it, right now. With just a few simple tools, your pneumatic air device will be more than you expected.
See how to make a flamethrower for under fifteen dollars in this video. That's right, your very own flamethrower. You've always wanted one, so go out and make one so you can shoot flames into the night sky.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a mini flamethrower. The materials needed for this project are: a squirt bottle, lighter fluid, stick or toothpick, candle and tape. Begin by taping the stick to the side of the squirt bottle. Then tape the candle on the end of the stick. Make sure to line the wick of the candle in front of the spray bottle nozzle. Now fill the bottle with the lighter fluid and light the candle. To use the flamethrower, simply spray the bottle. This video will...
Practice nunchaku striking exercises. This is a video demonstrating a few strikes.
This is my mini, but insanely powerful Scorpyd crossbow. It took me two weeks on and off to make this miniature crossbow, and it's stronger than original crossbows due to its design (scorpyd)—it's way more powerful than my other crossbows, like my mini wooden crossbow.
PVC is some pretty versatile stuff, especially when it comes to homemade weapons. You can make a homemade paintball gun, a carrot-firing rifle, or even the Burrito Blaster spud gun. YouTuber Top City Gear (aka Drew) made a PVC blowgun a few months ago, but he wanted something that packed a little more punch, so he built a pneumatic Nerf gun that looks like it really hurts—watch him try it out on his friend in the video below (skip to about a minute in to see it in action).
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a simple rubber-band slingshot. First, grab a strip of paper and fold it up in small folds until you reach the top of it. After you do this, fold it up to more times to get the thickest and smallest piece of paper you can get. Now, take your rubber band and place it between your thumb and pointer finger. Now, place the paper in the middle of the rubber band, then pull the rubber band back with your other hand and the paper will go into the air. Be carefu...
Usually, miniature weaponry is constructed by fantasy hobbyists that have a fascination with toy-sized replicas and miniature wargames, like Warhammer or Gear Krieg. These handmade bite-sized weapons are just for show, accompanying their mini-armies with no actual functionality. But a different kind of hobbyist is showing us that miniature weapons can not only be small, but completely functional as well.
Ladyada demonstrates how to make your own government made $1,000,000 non-violent(?) flashlight for the much, much lower cost of $250.
Bored at home? Kick your day off right by getting creative and making your very own homemade crossbow! Learn how to make this weapon with materials readily available at your local hardware store and just a few hours of your time.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own mini fire torch. You will need: a knife, a pair of pliers, a wire holder, a needle, thread, and 12" of cotton webbing. First, thread your needle, then roll your cotton webbing up. Push the needle through your cotton webbing, then wrap it around until there is 1". Pull the needle out so the thread is caught in the middle. Now, push the wire holder into the middle of this, then spray the fabric with alcohol (3-4 sprays). After this, take it outsid...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make sulfur-less black powder using sugar. The materials required for this project are: potassium nitrate, charcoal, sugar, scale, spoon and cup. Begin by measuring 16g of potassium nitrate and pour it into the cup. Crush it until it's a fine powder. Now measure 4g of sugar and pour it into the cup. Then measure 3g of charcoal and pour it into the cup. Mix the ingredients together for 13 minutes to create the black powder. This video will benefit t...
If you're an amateur archer or just want to learn how to make your own primitive bow, this tutorial is for you. You'll need a length of oak and a length of poplar, in addition to some jute string, wood glue, a tape measure and a marking pencil.
To tie a rope whip, you will need the following: 50' of Â¼" rope, scissors, a tape measurer, and Stretch your tape measurer out to 5'. Run your rope along the tape measurer, looping back, when you get to the end. Continue in this way until you have looped 5 times.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a powerful bolt for a crossbow. This process is easy and can be done quite quickly. Even though this bolt is easy to make it is still quite strong so be careful around people and animals.
One of the coolest things about coil guns is that they're powered by electricity. Usually, if you want to DIY one, the coil itself is the most expensive part. Don't want to buy one? You can either make one yourself, or steal one from another device you aren't using like How To Lou did with his electric stapler turned coil gun. To build it, Lou used the coil from an electric stapler, some PVC, and a few other small things you probably have lying around like electrical tape and a nail. Once he ...
How to make arrows from a skewer crossbow explode! First see how to make a crossbow: http://youtu.be/4IZVm6iCA40
In 2009, nearly 2.5 million citizens in the United States were incarcerated in federal and state jails and prisons. And in most of those correctional palaces, everyday things that were taken for granted on the outside are banned, from lighters to cooking grills. But that doesn't stop some ingenious inmates from improvising a few familiar devices from the land of the free.