Introduction: Skewer Gun

Picture of Skewer Gun

Quick and easy skewer shooter. Shoots a skewer 75ft accuratlly!

Dont criticise me to harshly 'cause i am only 12 and this is my first instructable


Picture of MATERIALS

-rubber band
-Toy animal grabber thing

Step 2: Preperation of the Barrel

Picture of Preperation of the Barrel

cut the string connecting the trigger to the head of the animal toy. discard the head and trigger(i am keeping the trigger for a later project)



Wrap the rubber band around the barrel 1-5 times depending on the size of the rubberband.



wrap the rubber band to the barrel with tape.


Picture of YOU ARE DONE!


Here are some pics of it


diyusername (author)2016-04-30

very nice Instructable,keep it up,clear and easy to read

CJS9001 (author)2015-05-28

Poor whale

baba4 (author)2012-02-29

what can i use instead of grabber thing

dim20 (author)baba42012-06-28

large non-breaking straw or a pen

sharlston (author)2009-04-12

this cant shoot 75 feet i made 14 of these and they just shhot to the bottom of my 10 yard garden

then u suck at makign them ive made this a couple times but using a pen instead of animal grabber and ive shto them 80 ft

hungyhipo 2 (author)2010-07-03

dude bad idea some dude might impale their sister

Cheezpaper (author)hungyhipo 22010-08-31

And thats the idea.

unaffiliatedperson (author)2009-04-18

is the accuracy and strength good? overall i say its a good instructable very simple.

IAE (author)2007-05-29

Why do you have to put the rubber band on???

sharlston (author)IAE2009-04-12

der so u pull the band back with the skewer

nsaltz94 (author)IAE2007-06-02

to shoot the skewer you rest the rubberband on the skewer and pull back

aiden120000 (author)IAE2007-06-01

think about how you will fire it without the band

Paul2Kim (author)2008-09-25

Is this safe for your bb gun?

sharlston (author)Paul2Kim2009-04-12

no if you want to shoot skewers from your bb gun load it and put a skewer in the end

UltraMagnus (author)2008-01-29

ya know.... joining an archery club would probably be much more fun..... and most will let anyone over 10 join. the cost of the equipment can be a little steep (around a total of £300) , but you may be able to get your parents to atleast partly pay for it since it could be thought of as "extra curricula"

berky93 (author)UltraMagnus2008-04-23

you dont seem to understand - the point of all of this is DIY. that stands for Do It Yourself. of course theres a better solution, but this is just another awesome DIY project for having fun with. plus, not everyone wants to pay 300 bucks when they could just make one of these and have a ton of fun.

Colonel88 (author)berky932009-02-20

you could also attach 2 black metal binder clips one on top of the other so they grip the tube tightly and then string the rubberband on 2 of the legs of the top binder clip. the rubberband is gonna be tough to draw, though.I made a plunger and then bent a paperclip to hold the rubberband to the hollow tube(plunger).

zonemad96 (author)berky932008-09-06

lol yeah

cool! (author)2008-03-07

NICE!!! I made one (With a small rubber band and a mechanical pencil) in school (don't worry, got permission. My teachers are nice.) I made a more powerful one at home. very accurate. +1!

zonemad96 (author)cool!2008-09-06

permission lol thats funny

flips30240 (author)2008-02-15

dude!!!! using YOUR skewer gun i shot through an axe can and it BLEW UP after it LUANCHED into my wall and made a big hole!!!!!!! sweet!!!!!!!

berky93 (author)flips302402008-04-23

lol sick. I must go try this now.

Zetheros (author)2008-03-09

add some paper fins in the back of the skewer, maybe it'll fly better.

flips30240 (author)2008-02-15

I made sumthin just like it except i used a stronger rubberband and used a handle from one of those old fashioned wire cheese cutters. i shot mine into the wall and i had to break the skewer cause it wouldnt come off!! Great instreuctable!!!!!!!!!!

Haza (author)2008-01-30

Using a toilet rool tube with a ballon worx and cut the top off a bottle and put a ballon on it fires anything that fits in it.\

Haza (author)2008-01-30

Nice one i posted a very similiar thing made from apaper binder clip that shoots skewers through cardboard and into wood! Yours iz gd!

altaria1993 (author)2007-11-29


pyroboy212 (author)2007-11-16

all u gata do is fake age.

hunter cd (author)2007-09-15

add a laser pen for more accuracy

xiao hawk (author)2007-08-11

Not to mention way too flimsy.

threecheersfornick (author)2007-06-10

Why don't you just use a straw? Or a mechanical pencil? It's just, the animal grabber things are like five bucks here. So I wouldn't want to wreck one.

you could use those toy arrows frm those toy bows that u can get from the 99c store just cut the front off and yank the back off and there ya go

Hmmm... ya, that would work. And then you could use the bow to shoot proper arrows...

paper arrows?

i used an animal grabber thing cause it wa all i had around that was long enough

trebuchet03 (author)2007-06-14

Make that your last insulting comment.

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engineer_01 (author)2007-06-12

You can also shoot pencils with this.

laxplayer_13 (author)2007-06-11

THIS IS SWEET, i rly needed this. A simple mod is to attach the skewer to the rubber band and then ad something to the other end, making a plunger of sorts, then you can shoot anything, including skewers, BBs or nething that'll fit in the tube.

BonoGlasses (author)2007-06-11

hell yeah born in 94

gillonator48 (author)2007-06-09

I modified it withmechanical pencils and sharper skewers. i accidentaly shot myself!! it really hurt!!! i HAD TO GO TO THE ER!!

Denial94 (author)2007-05-30

Hi it me dsamuel

dezire (author)2007-05-26

Oww!! If you mod. the skewer and add a metal pin to the flat side of can hurt. It shot through my drywall and out the other side. Nice job overall. ~DEZIRE @(>_<)@

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