Category Archives: weapons

Nice knife from a sawblade

Nice simple build for a knife with an old sawblade. Me….not so sure I would do this given the amount of time it takes. Also noticed the author did not re-temper the blade. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Marking-Knife-From-Old-Saw-Blade/

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Nice Ballista build

Just not so sure I would trust PVC pipe for the arms on it. But it seems to work and is a nice concept build. https://www.instructables.com/id/Alexander-the-Greats-Macedonian-Ballista/

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Rebuilding an air gun

Nice write up. I have 2 old airguns that need to be rebuilt. This write up will help. https://www.instructables.com/id/Airgun-Restoration/

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Interesting router jig for a simple table

Interesting build, pretty simple build too. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/simple-router-base-table-modification-79867?homelistings#post160009

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Nice Torsion Catapult

Nice build. I like the use of a tree trunk for the arm. https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Skein-of-Pain-AKA-Mangonel-Torsion-Catapult/

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Nice turret gun build

Typically I see these with an existing gun, but this is one where the entire build is from scratch. https://www.instructables.com/id/Turret-Gun/

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Making JunkRats Tire Weapon

I got a kick out of this build, the author built JunkRat’s (from OverWatch) rip tire weapon. and it kindof works.. https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/15/colin-furze-made-a-real-version-of-junkrat-s-rip-tire-from-over/

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Cool Trebuchet build

I haven’t see this one before. But apparently folks have been building them. Its a cool build to do with kids since it should be a simple build, and very interactive. https://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-and-Newest-Trebuchet-Walking-Arm-T/

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Build a slingshot from scratch

Nice write up on building one. Only downside is the author has a full woodworking shop which makes life easier. https://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-SLINGSHOT-From-Scratch-step-by-Step/

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Interesting way to recycle old bike chains

The author takes 9-11 links of a bike chain, and puts the key chain on each end to not just make it a keychain tool, but an improv weapon for defense when needed. https://www.instructables.com/id/Self-defense-Tactical-Key-Chain/

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