Category Archives: weapons

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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A nice looking build recurve bow

Pretty impressive build.  Basically the author uses a block of wood and some PVC pipe. https://www.instructables.com/id/Handcrafted-Wooden-Recurve-Bow-Made-by-a-14-Year-O/

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Interesting potato gun with a piston valve

Good to know that when making one of these you should look for PVC pipe with the label of NSF-PW for pressure pipe.  This looks pretty neat build. Build Your Own High Power Air Cannon Out Of PVC

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Make a PVC slingshot bow with whisker biscuit

Nice build.  The Whisker is a toothbrush, I also like how the author bends the handle. http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Slingshot-Bow-With-Homemade-Whisker-Biscuit-Vi/ The author also had an origninal build here that this is based (and improved) on http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Slingshot-Bow-V-20-With-Shooting-Demo-Video/  

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Convert those free bags into a target bag

Heck of alot cheaper than target “bags” i see at the store too.  Even with all the duct tape. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ARCHERY-TARGET-BAG/?ALLSTEPS

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A simple flamethrower

A rubber band, a bic light, and a can of axe and you have a simple flamethrower.  Nice way for a quick weapon.   http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Flamethrower-2/

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A ruler reloading crossbow

I got a kick out of this build since the author used 2 metal rulers for the spring bit of the build. http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossbow-9/

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Make a smoke bomb from ping pong balls

Well and some aluminum foil, soda bottle cap, and a fuse. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ping-Pong-Ball-Smoke-Bomb-2/

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Nice set of videos on how to customize a chef knife

Or any knife.  Its a nice tutorial. How to Make Your Own Chef’s Knife

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