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I've been wanting to make an office bow for quite a long time, so I finally decided it was time to make one! It's really easy, and it shoots a great distance.

Lets get to it!

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Step 1: Murder The Pen!

First, here is a list of everything you'll need:

-Paper clips

-Any generic pen that has a button at the top

-A rubber band


-Crochet hook (very useful to pull stuff through the pen, but it needs to be small!)

Now, unscrew the lid, and take all of the insides out. (The ink part, the spring, the button, etc.) Put the lid back on, and proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Join And Insert The Paperclips

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Depending on how long your pen is, you may need more. But I used 3 paperclips. straighten the paperclips out, and then wrap the ends together to form a chain. now, insert the chain into the pen.

Now you need to insert paperclips inside of the pen. You could probably just use rubber bands or something, but I decided to use paperclips. I then straightened three paperclips out, and then wrapped the ends together to form a chain. You might need more depending on how long your pen is. Insert that chain into the pen. It needs to be long enough to stick out of the pen on both ends, but not a lot.

*Make sure that the chain is securely connected, or you could possibly get hurt while using the bow.*

farmerboyk (author) 1 year ago
Also, for better aiming, attach a binder clip in the middle. It boosts the accuracy a looot.
Gabi Polonsky9 months ago
I'm talking about your comment because I used a picture from a website.
Gabi Polonsky9 months ago
oh, I'm sorry I did not. I do not want to do bad to anyone and do not wish bad things to people. I'm not American and do not speak English so do not understand a lot of intructables. Sorry and have a nice day.