Introduction: How to Make a Knex Bow and Arrow

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I was bored and wanted to make something so here it is. And bare with me this is my first instructable.Please feel free to use constructive criticism.

Step 1: Items You Will Need

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You will need 2 green or black mini rods, 2 right angle connectors, 1 orange connector, 1 rubber band, 1 blue rod.

Step 2: Main Part

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First connect the mini rods to the orange connector.

Step 3: Bowstring

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Now cut the rubber band and tie each end to a red connector.

Step 4: Putting All Together and Firing

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Connect the the main part to the right angle connectors. Put either a blue, orange, or a red rod into the orange connector hole pull back and release. Also feel free to copy and add to this design, but give me credit.


Creatorcreeper (author)2016-04-29


NYPA (author)2009-09-09

And think of it as this, a low friction barrel.

NYPA (author)2009-08-30

a Message to all. this isn't worthless. It can go through paper like a hot knife through butter.

I_am_Canadian (author)2009-07-29

I kinda like it :-p

NYPA (author)I_am_Canadian2009-08-06

me too.

glugnar (author)2009-07-30

im tring to come up with a rubber band pistol

glugnar (author)2009-07-30

well thank you IaC

knexsniper1 (author)2009-07-29

i think it is great of you to post something, but next time, please post something a little more complex. not many people like these things. good luck!

DJ Radio (author)2009-07-29

Terrible, and terribly overrated. Please look around the site before posting guns like this.

amtdude (author)2009-07-29

theres enough things on this site that r quick and easy. dont post worthless stuff

glugnar (author)2009-07-29

thank you and i know about the bow thing i just didnt want to make something to complicated because i wanted to make it quick and easy

lemonie (author)2009-07-29

Strictly speaking with bows, the "string" is non-elastic. and the energy is stored in the bow. However, your pictures are very sharp and show the build well. L

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