Introduction: Pillow Canon

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Have fun at home with a few pillows and a wad of paper.

See video of it in action here!

Step 1: Find a Fluffy Pillow

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The pillow has to be fluffy and be big enough.

Step 2: Create the Barrel

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poke one of the corners in to create a pocket

Step 3: Load With Projectile

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Use a crumbled up paper or rolled up sock as the ammunition. Place the ammunition into the pocket you just created.

Step 4: Fire When Ready!

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To fire the canon just slam your hands down on the pillow top and watch the projectile shoot across the room!

Step 5: Have a War!

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Have a canon war against friends or foes! Notice the soldiers are wearing safety glasses!


MrE (author)2013-11-30


ceanes (author)2013-11-28


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