Category Archives: weapons

Interesting knife build

Could be a nice one for a necklace defensive weapon. https://www.instructables.com/id/The-key-to-survive/

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Interesting build of taking a sawzall blade and making a knife out of it.

Interesting build overall, I like the paracord handle too.  Not so sure I would do this over just buying a knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Out-of-a-Sawzall-Blade-no-HT/

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Make a Ballista

I like this project cause its pretty straight forward of a build.  No fancy “cuts” and this or that to make it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Project-2017/

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Oh I want one of these bracelets

A knife build into the clasp of the bracelet.  Nice. https://the-gadgeteer.com/2017/08/27/this-paracord-bracelet-hides-a-wicked-blade/

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Nice write-up on how to heat treat a knife you are making

Nice write-up on how to heat up a knife blade to treat it. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Heat-Treat-a-Knife-simplest-Method-Possible/

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Another automated turret build

This one is a bit interesting since it seems to shoot bursts out instead of single shots.  The difference from past ones is no arduino involved (RPi and a hat for motor control), and no laptop to do image processing/etc. … Continue reading

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This is a cool slingshot

Can do arrows too.  I like how you can store ammo within it. http://the-gadgeteer.com/2017/06/19/the-pocket-shot-hammer-full-kit-slingshot-review/

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3D print a candle holder for a flame thrower

I think I would do some of the quicker builds, but this one looks nice. https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Flamethrower/

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Turn an old gift card into a portable weapon

Pretty clever idea.  May help buy you enough time to get out a bad situation. https://www.instructables.com/id/Self-defense-Gift-Card-Knuckles/

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A poor mans flamethrower

Too funny, the author basically chucks a spray bottle into a caulk gun and uses that to push on it for the flame bit. Crazy but works.  Oh and the lighter ducktaped to it is priceless. https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Flamethrower/

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