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How To: Make a toothpick crossbow

To make a toothpick crossbow you will need : one rubber band; a mini saw; one long wooden meat skewer; a marker pen; a toothpick; scissors; duct tape; a hot glue gun; drill bits and a drill; a clothes pin with metal. Take the metal part away from the clothes pin and discard it. Place the pin parts back to back and draw a line at each end. Then draw a line down the inside surface of each half. Saw along this line without cutting the wood entirely. Ensure that your skewer passes through the hol...

How To: Make a homemade paintball gun

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...

How To: Make a "Deadly" Pneumatic PVC Nerf Dart Gun

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).

How To: Make a high-powered stun gun

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.

How To: Make sulfur-less black powder using sugar

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...

How To: Make homemade tiger tail stars fireworks

This video shows how to make homemade tiger tail stars fireworks. We need dextrin, Potassium nitrate (Kno3)(saltpeter),gloves,Charcoal,Ruler for cutting the stars, Bowl, mixing bowl, Paper towel for cleaning up. Start by Weighing 44 gms of Kno3,6 gms of Sulpher,44 gms of Charcoal and 6 gms of dextrin. Next put them in the mixing bowl and mix well. Put on the gloves. Take some water and add little bit of water to the mix until the mix is like play-doh. Take a wax piece of paper and lay the tig...

How To: Make a chopstick crossbow

See how to make a chopstick crossbow in this video tutorial. It's amazing what you can do with chopsticks these days! Making this chopstick crossbow doesn't just require chopsticks, you'll need a miniature clothes pin, duct tape, string, and glue.

How To: Tie a twelve strand round plait braided whip

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.

How To: Build a wooden crossbow with string, PVC, and glue

Build a wooden crossbow with string, PVC and glueTake a plank of 3/4" wood of any kind as long as it's strong. Make a long 11.5" cut. It must be straight. Angles don't have to be the same, but the shape should be the same. Cut 3.5" piece off the wood going 1" down. Use 3/4" wood. Cut 8"X1" cuts using the band saw. Cuts are made 1/4-1" on one end of piece. Cut down in a curved way. On the other side cut an inch in as close to the edge as possible without making the wood weak. The two cut piece...

How To: Make a pen gun with using a pen and rubber band

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a pen gun. The materials required for this are: a pen, knife and rubber band. Begin b cutting off the tip of the pen, leaving it with a top cylinder. Then take out the inside of the pen and remove the eraser bit. With the eraser, make a small slit in the center and then clip the rubber band into the center gap of the eraser. Now place the eraser back to the pen. Now loop the rubber band into the clip of the pen and tie it around the pen. This ...

How To: Make a semi-automatic pen gun

Making small, nonlethal firearms out of desktop materials is one of the most fun things a student can do in a boring class, and there are a millions ways to do it. This video will teach you how to make an awesome semi-automatic pen gun that will annoy your friends much faster than the single-shot models seen elsewhere.

How To: Construct an instant, no-fire ninja smoke bomb for quick escapes

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.

How To: Make a simple (but powerful) rubber-band slingshot

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 Mini Wooden Crossbow

Hi, guys. I had a lot of requests on how to make a real miniature crossbow, so I did a tutorial—and it took me quite some time to do it. I would appreciate it if you guys could like the vid, give some kudos, and comment. To see how to make the mini arrows, click here.

How To: Make a fuse using black powder

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...

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