It is a simple and powerful pencil shooter/crossbow
Step 1: Safety Gear
When building this device you WILL NEED safety goggles when using the saw and the Exacto knife
When firing this device you WILL NEED safety goggles.
Above all: use common sense.
Don't fire things at the cat.
Don't aim things at your self.
Don't give this to someone that you would not trust with a book of matches.
Step 2: Gather Materials
2 Pencils (1 sharpened, 1 unsharpened)
1 Rubber Band
Step 3: Remove Erasers
Just pry them off.
You can save them if you like but they are not needed in this project.
Step 4: Notch Ends of Pencils
Step 5: Carve the Arrow Rest
Make sure that when carving the arrow rest the notched in the ends of the pencil are vertical so the elastic will fit properly.
Step 6: String the Bow
String the rubber band through the notches in the pencil