This gun can be play during your family camping or just let the kids play around the house.
Step 1: Methodology
Please makesure you're not using poisonouse fruit.
2. Rubber band as a sling to shoot the bullet. Varies the strenght of rubber band, so it can shoot the bullet without damaging it.
3. Wood gun, the most important part is the trigger mechanisme to hold the wild fruit between the rubber band.
The gun is save to kids as young as 2 years old to play as it not shoot the bullet too fast.
Step 2: What You Need
2. Rubber band
3. Suitable Wild fruit
- jigsaw or manual saw
- sander, we use modified grinder as a sander
- paint (optional)
Step 3: Design the Gun
Draw your design on the wood.
Step 4: Cut and Sand
Sand it to remove the rough surface and make it save to the kids.
We are using the grinder with circular sand paper as a sander. It working fine and easier to use at the difficult part.
After sanding, you may paint it if you like.
Step 5: Fix the Trigger and Sling
At the nozzle, varies the rubber band to get the right strenght of the sling from nozzle to the trigger. Combine 2 or more rubber band until you get the right strenght. Tie the rubber band as in photo.
Step 6: Wild Fruit As Bullet
1. Push the trigger
2. Put the fruit under the trigger and release your finger from the trigger
3. Pull the rubber band from nozzle and place it in the middle of fruit and trigger
4. Aim before push the trigger to shoot
Step 7: Ready for the Hunt!!
Have a shooting competition, hunting the chicken at your back yard etc.
It more fun if you play somewhere that you can pick the wild fruit to reload your bullet while you are playing the game.
But, no worries if you can't find the wild fruit around you, just get it from the supermarket. ;)