Category Archives: weapons

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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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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