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!
With just a little work in your wood shop, you can make your very own mini guillotine. Ken and Barbie, beware.
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 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.
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.
I had used the extra parts from my DIY Canon shutter release how-to to make this. It is very easy to do and only took me about 10 minutes—and costs nothing! This doesn't hurt; sometimes I can't even feel it! The closer you are to a vein, the more it will shock you.
This quick guide will show you how to make a makeshift weapon out of cotton swabs, a plastic bottle with cap, a straw, and some hot glue. You'll also need a hot glue gun, scissors, and a drill to make the hole in the bottle cap.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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...
Everyone recognizes slingshots - they remind us of Dennis the Menace, Leave it to Beaver or another precocious TV kid. Slingshots are classic weapons - they are easy and cheap to make and can be pretty effective if used right. In this video, learn how to make an inexpensive slingshot out of common household items. Just follow along with this step by step and you will be slingin' in now time!
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.
In this video, I'll be showing how to make a mini spud gun that shoots BBs over 50 feet. You could also use anything else that'll fit in the barrel as ammunition.
Tennis balls make great ammunition for all kinds of store bought and DIY launchers, cannons, and slingshots. If you prefer to make such things yourself, this video will show you how to make a really cool tennis ball launcher out of a soda can, rubber bands, zipties, and a plastic bottle. If you use tense rubber bands these babies can launch a tennis ball far and hard.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a homemade bullwhip. You will need: rope a stick, twine, and tape. First, place the rope on the stick so it's about 1 foot in, then use the twine to tie the two together. Wrap the twine all around the stick until the rope is attached completely. Tie the twine at the end when you are done attaching it to the stick. Now, use the tape to wrap around the twine and the stick until you reach the end. Once finished, tie a loop in the end of the knot and cover w...
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.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a paper bolt for a crossbow or dart caster. The bolt is an important part of construction for both a crossbow and dartcaster.
Greetings, my good public. In this article, I will show you how to recreate one of the most effective weapons of the Iron Age. I'm talking, of course, about the iron javelin.
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.
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.
Want to shock the hell out of a home intruder? This tutorial video shows you how to build a booby trap for your front door out of a mere mousetrap. The loud snap sound this device creates is sure to "scare the hell out of any intruder." It's just like having a gun around the house. Your mother won't let you put a lock on your bedroom door? Well, this gunshot sound is sure to change her mind. Oh, and don't forget to be safe!
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.
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?
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...
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 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...
How to make a homemade black powder M-80
This video demonstrates how to make a rock sling similar to one that would have been used in the Bible story about David and Goliath. The sling is made out of one piece of rope. An intricate knot is made in the rope to serve as the pouch that holds the rock. The video shows slow, step-by-step instructions for how to weave and tie the knot in the center of the rope so that it looks like a small basket about 2" wide. Make a finger tether at one end of the rope. This video can be used to make yo...
I don't know about you, but I'm totally freaked by the possibility that someone is spying on me using a tiny, flying robot, aka a drone. If you're unfamiliar with the technology, drones are unmanned aircrafts controlled remotely, often via video feed. They can be used to deploy weapons, conduct surveillance operations, and gather intelligence.
The throwing spear is one of the oldest parts of the human hunting arsenal, and one of the most challenging to kill something with. If you want to get in touch with your hunting roots though, this video will show you how to do so by making your own hunting spear out of household materials, plus a bayonet.
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...
This how-to video shows how to use core-less paracord to make a round braid. It will be easier to tie the 12 strand round braided whip if you can already tie the 8 strand round plait braided whip. This is the overp-lait with 12 strands. Learn how to make your own whip and use your own muscle power to drive a bit of string through the speed of sound. Watch this video specialized weapon tutorial and learn how to tie a twelve strand round plait braided whip.
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.
Ladyada demonstrates how to make your own government made $1,000,000 non-violent(?) flashlight for the much, much lower cost of $250.
In this video, learn how to turn a cheap disposable lighter into a flame thrower! All you need is a lighter with an adjustable flame and a little know-how to get started. Follow along with this quick tutorial and start tossing fire all over the place. Be careful!
The Predator might be the single most badass enemy ever to emerge from Hollywood. One-on-one, they destroy the Alien aliens every time. Their hunter blades are one of the coolest parts of their arsenal, and fortunately isn't too hard to replicate these at home for a Halloween costume or Predator-esque film.