Picture of MouseTrap Catapult
Here is a mouse trap catapult designed for safety and economy. We designed and built it for our project management class. It has a simple design and is easy to construct (we built it in about ten minutes). It has a healthy range for it's size and is fun to fire.

Step 1: Parts needed

Picture of Parts needed
One mouse trap--<$1
Eight cheep white rubber erasers--$1
One roll duct tape--$1
Plastic utensils --you probably have them already, one knife, one spoon

The erasers are just for absorbing the impact of the mouse trap bar so that the catapult will throw projectiles in the right direction. There are probably many options for substitutions. 
Any normal mousetrap should be adequate, the same goes for the plasticware. 
Use only the finest duct tape.
MARSHALL AMP WIN!!! hahahahah nice proyect!
jibbing hiccups sorry
yapoyo2 years ago
i take that back once i saw how far it shot.
yapoyo3 years ago
If it's designed for safety, It's designed to not work.
justjimAZ3 years ago

I think I will take a rat trap and convert it so when a mouse steps on the trap, the mouse is catapulted into the air!
LOL! good idea
That has to be the most amusing way to get rid of a mouse problem I've ever scene.
reptedjess3 years ago
I would still use it one mice
rippa7003 years ago
I made one of these for my kids 3 years ago with a rat trap and a gate hingle for the stone thrower part (your teaspoon). Works really well with 1" rocks. Nive instructable!
bob2023 years ago
Nothing but the best duct tape for me.
Excellent !
famousguy3 years ago
That is very cool!