Introduction: Make Your Own Aperture Science Combustible Lemon

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         "Alright, I've been thinking. When life gives you lemons don't make lemonade, make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don't want your lemons, what am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life's manager. Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons. Do you know who I am? I'm the man who's gonna burn your house down. With the lemons. I'm gonna get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!"-Cave Johnson  Hello. In this Instructable you will learn how to make your own Aperture Science Combustible Lemon or Lemonade for short. The are fun and easy to make. And when your done, you can pull the pin and throw it. THIS INSTRUCTIBLE DOES NOT USE EXPLOSIVES!! So no, you cant burn people's houses down with these:(

           Materials
                 -Fake Lemons (No, not REAL lemons)
                 - Black Spray Paint (You dont have to use black)
                 -Palm Sander(optional)
                 -Sandpaper
                 -Toy Grenade
                 -Hand Saw
                 -Key Ring
                 -Glue Gun and Sticks
                 -Decals (You can make your own and I will provide some) 
                 -Scissors
                 -Lanyard

Step 1: Saw the Top Off the Grenade

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          Get your hand saw and saw the top off. if you have a grenade like mine, you can do one half at a time. When you get the top off, I suggest that you sand the bottom of the top. When your done, start painting the top. After that, assemble the pieces.

Step 2: Make Your Pin

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          You take the part of the lanyard that you would put a badge on and cut it off and straighten it out (see picture). Then put the key ring around the little curve.(again see picture) 

Step 3: Final Assembly

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         Print out your decals. You can make your own or print out mine from the Powerpoint I uploaded.  I applied mine with hot glue but you could maybe use Modge Podge to put them on. Then hot glue you grenade top on. Apply hot glue on the bottom of the grenade top and press down real hard on the lemon. Put the pin in and you have your completed Lemonade!

Step 4: Enjoy!

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           I hope you enjoy your Aperture Science Combustible Lemon. Please do not try to burn down anybody's house with these. And remember, At Aperture Science..... We do what we must because we can! 

Comments

KingN7 (author)2017-04-02

And now add firecrackers

What happens when you put a firework in that lemon?

fretted (author)2012-11-27

you wouldn't by any chance have a schematic on how to build a 2 foot Aperture or iris would you ...

I could have used some of these lemon grenades last hallows eve would have been a riot

Great Job

1_Steve_Jobs (author)fretted2012-11-27

No, Sorry

backwards lamb (author)2012-11-27

I made some in almost the same exact way for my 2011 Halloween costume along with my portal gun. http://backwardsprops.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/combustible-lemon.html

i kept the sound board from the toy grenade in mine.

good instructable :)

Flaky_Jay's (author)2012-11-25

Awesome can't wait to make this. It's going on top of my TV!

poofrabbit (author)2012-11-24

This is really funny! Well done.

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