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This is my entry for the pocket size contest. This neat little catapult will launch mints or other fun projectiles in a medieval and discrete manner. ...
All the materials and tools you need for this project can be found around your home. Materials: Tin (I used an Altoids Gum tin because it was small an...
Get you tin ready, whether that means eating the mints/gum, or giving it a good cleaning as you will be adding glue soon.
Cut a piece of wire hanger to your desired length. This will vary depending on the size of the tin. You are going to bend the wire to fit as flush as ...
Take your measuring spoon and cut the handle to the desired length. I found plastic spoons to be the best option as they are quite light. You'll want ...
In this step we are going to make an insert that will fit over the spoon and in between the rubber band. This will allow for adjustments to the length...
Remove the cardboard spoon holder from the spoon. Place a rubber band across the tin on the two notches made with the coat hanger. Insert the holder b...
Insert the spoon into the holder and voila, you are finished. Load up the catapult and fire away. It may take several tries to get your desired settin...
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