Introduction: How to Make a Powerful, Fast Hornet!

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This is my first Instructable, so all comments are welcome (positive and negative, as long as I get feedback!).

Anyways, I will show you how to make a good paper hornet! I see a lot of Instructables saying you can only make good hornets with note cards, or they show a bad way of folding. In this Instructable, I will show you ow to make  hornet out of post- it notes that is both fast and powerful, and has good range and accuracy!

P.S. I know my bracelet is pretty girly for a guy to be wearing, but my grandma passed away a few weeks ago from Melanoma (cancer) and black represents Melanoma. Please also check out

Step 1: Materials

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You will need:

1. A rubberband

2. post- it notes

Step 2: Fold Number One

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First, you need to fold the post- it note one time in half

Step 3: Fold Number Two

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Now, fold the note again in the same direction.

Step 4: Fold Number Three

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Next, fold the post- it note one time, but this time in the OPPOSITE DIRECTION then the first two steps.

Step 5: Fold Number Four

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Now, fold the post- it note in the same direction as the first two steps.

Step 6: Last Fold

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Lastly, fold the post- it note the same way you did in step four, the opposite of what you just did.

Step 7: Fire!

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Not, put the hornet on a rubberband, pull back, and let fly!


DonutLorx (author)2017-11-29

I make paper hornets in triangles. You don't need a rubber band, but it makes it more powerful.

jonjon (author)2015-04-22

But nice tutorial. Works realy well

jonjon (author)2015-04-22

But nice tutorial. Works realy well

jonjon (author)2015-04-22

Dude i made a hornet with a "c clip" attatched to the front with a small band. When it hits a wall, it shadders to pices XD

500waffles (author)2013-10-27

Nice instructable, well taught and good hornets! :D

Plo Koon (author)2011-04-30

my condolences

pokerstud001 (author)2010-07-21

I make mine out of index cards, they leave welts and are way better

Adum24 (author)2010-02-03

O.K., this is pretty good. I made one too, except its called a v-bomb. No idea why (I guess because of the v shape), but thats what they're called around here where I live. Any way nice job.

chibiwind (author)Adum242010-05-04

where I'm from we call them paper tacos but i guess it's different from place to place

Adum24 (author)Adum242010-02-03

Oh, also you're user name is close to mine. Was that on purpose?

adam72 (author)Adum242010-02-06

Nope, my name is Adam so I just made it that. Thanks for the comments everyone!

Adum24 (author)adam722010-02-10

Oh, o.k.!

Lucience (author)2010-02-06

Dude this thing works amazing!!!! thx so much!!!

adam72 (author)Lucience2010-02-06

I'm glad you liked it!

Don,t try this at home (author)2010-02-01

There is a bunch of how to make a hornet instructables. Here is mine

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