Introduction: Knex Bow-and-arrow

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This is a basic knex rubber band powered bow-and-arrow. This Instructable shows how to build the bow the ammunition and a quiver to hold the ammo.

Step 1: Build the Bow

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If you don't know what to do please post a comment and I will give you further instruction.

Step 2: Build the Ammo

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Step 3: Make the Quiver

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Step 4: Loading and Firing

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kunaisrule2345 (author)2011-03-26

every time i try to shoot it it falls apart

The Jamalam (author)2008-12-31

More like a crossbow if you ask me

i agree

pls (author)The Jamalam2008-12-31

I agree.

The Jamalam (author)pls2009-01-01

i agree with your agreement

pls (author)The Jamalam2009-01-01

That got me confused for a moment.

Mr Cheeseo (author)pls2009-01-03

I agree with your confusion on agreeing to agreement.

pls (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-03


Mr Cheeseo (author)pls2009-01-05

I know exactly how you feel ;(

pls (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-05

But maaaam! i want some more cheesypoofs@

k-n-e-x(leaved ibls) (author)pls2010-12-03

cartman what the f*ck are you doing here

Mr Cheeseo (author)pls2009-01-06

We are all out of cheesypoofs right now, but we have cheese and poofs.

pls (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-06


DJ Radio (author)2008-12-31

it looks like it could break any moment. 1*

Bartboy (author)DJ Radio2009-10-19

Ahahaha!!!!! Funniest thing ever!

Mr Cheeseo (author)DJ Radio2009-01-01

Well in my experience the only part that breaks frequently is the two vertical orange pieces connected by the vertical blue rod made in step 1 picture 11. That is a guide I forgot to post a picture of. I will fix it immediately.

DJ Radio (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-01

ok, but still, it just looks like a few triangles.

Mr Cheeseo (author)DJ Radio2009-01-02

Triangles are the strongest shapes.

DJ Radio (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-02

You might want to put layers on it then.

Mr Cheeseo (author)DJ Radio2009-01-02

You mean pointlessly ruining the simplicity of the project to make it look cooler?

DJ Radio (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-01-02

*sigh* look, my point is, this would have been perfectly acceptable 2 years ago.

Mr Cheeseo (author)DJ Radio2009-01-03

What do you mean?

ILIKEPIE333 (author)Mr Cheeseo2009-05-29

he means, knexing has developed to a point that is past the spot where this crossbow is now today, it is more appropriate to make it cooler, not simpler I realize that this is a relatively old post, so dont complain about that

sharpey39 (author)2009-08-28

m8 u got pwned

ILIKEPIE333 (author)2009-05-29

use tracks (treads on the knex tractor) on the quiver so it form fits to your body

minimac2 (author)2009-02-08

I've made a scope for it. can i publish it

Mr Cheeseo (author)minimac22009-02-09

Please do. I really like that Idea and I look forward to building it.

Mr Cheeseo (author)2009-01-01

Yeah It does look like a crossbow to me to.

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