Mini Bow and Arrow

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Introduction: Mini Bow and Arrow

 This Intractable will show you how to build your own mini bow and arrow like this one:

Step 1: Supplies

 The supplies you will need are listed below:

paper clips
duck tape
needle nose pliers
ruler
scissors
inside of a pen
rubber band
screw

Step 2: First

 Bend a paper clip like the one in the picture.

Step 3: Second

 Make sure that the paper clip bend is 3 in. long.

Step 4: Third

 Cut a rubber band like the one in the picture.

Step 5: Fourth

 Cut the rubber band so that it is about 3 1/2 in. long.

Step 6: Fifth

 Bend the ends of the paper clip over the ends of the rubber band with the needle nose pliers.

Step 7: Sixth

 Cut 2 thin strands of duck tape.

Step 8: Seventh

Take a screw and duck tape it like the one in the picture (with the 2 thin strips of duck tape) 

Step 9: Your Done!

 Now you can shoot the inside of the pen!

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    4 Comments

    this looks like a fun project

     umm. I think you mean cut the rubber band

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    yes i do mean on the rubber band

    With a bow, the energy comes from the bow material bending - the string is pretty much inelastic. This would be a slingshot of sorts.

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