Introduction: Arrows for Paper Clip Bow

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Need good target arrows for paperclip bow, well here they are they are accurate and can stick in wood.

Warning! these can puntcure skin
do not shoot at any living thing

Step 1: Supplies Needed

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paperclip bow
tape (eletrical or duck tape works best)
paper to make your own targets(I use paper frogs as shown inpic below)
markers for decoration (opitional)

Step 2: Pre-parring Straws

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This step you only need to do if you are using bendy straws.

Cut under the bendy part of the straw and keep the long end. These will be th arrow shafts.

Step 3: Putting the Points on the Arrows

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Take the peice of straw and wrap some tape arround one end of it.
after you have wraped tape a couple times around one end make sure there is a hole big enough to stick the toothpic in it.stick the toothpic in half way and squeez the tape around it so it will stay.

this pic is of the tape wrapped around the arrowwithout tip.

Step 4: Making the Nocks

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cut a little ways down the opposite side 2 times. make the cuts across from each other an put a piece of tape around the bottom of the cut so it dosent split the straw.

sorry about pic its aliyyle blury but its a pic of the knock

Step 5: Aim and Fire

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take your bow and arrow and knock it on the rubber band.pull back ,aim and fire.if you w ant to see better pics e-mail me and i will send u better pics.


osh114 (author)2013-03-02

it doesn't puncture anything and it shoots slowly.

jlemoine (author)2011-10-24

he stole my idea and i already made one better then him and

an1153 (author)2011-08-24


Adjuster-X (author)2011-07-09

I've been looking for ammo thnx Archer0382

brenno-gangsta (author)2009-06-30

how do u make the bow?????

cmd109 (author)brenno-gangsta2011-06-20

simple. You need a paper clip, tape, and rubber band. Just bend the paper clip into a bow shape and either make hooks for the rubber band or hot glue it on. Then , using the tape enforce the bow by wrapping tape around it. :)

You bend a paperclip -.-U

viper64 (author)2011-06-02

i dont get it ???

CosmicBrambleclaw (author)2011-05-17

Oh I remember making similar bows in school a couple years ago ^_^ I felt so proud that my new "toy" was a bit hit XD I didnt know that it was a big thing

Ariskis (author)2011-02-18

You should fill the straw with quick setting clay or hot glue. Nice job though. :)

justin want big boom (author)2010-09-25

rocko coby

ZachMaker (author)2010-09-25


billbobby (author)2010-04-10

dude this bow sucks it bends WAY to much to get any fire power

jakersman (author)2010-03-23

good idea tho lol mines pretty good no where near killing someone yet

sarcasm man (author)2009-12-27

ok i'm sorry but the bow sucks......arrows i'm sure are fine.......not the bow...

mettaurlover (author)2009-01-07

hm... ok, i'll make ignitable ones and fire them down the lids of propane tanks! still likely to kill someone, but at least i'm not firing at a living thing, right?

hobzez (author)mettaurlover2009-09-07


k- wezzie (author)mettaurlover2009-02-06

wht is wrong with u

stoker221 (author)2009-06-03

that would be so cool if the tip were LEDs

lucariothelegend (author)2009-03-28

i stink at aiming- or not this thing always goes to the left a bit

crazyscott85 (author)2009-02-12

I shoot mine at dead skunks I hit with my truck so I don't disobey the rule about shooting at living things! You guys should try it. Haha jk I can't drive for another year.

archer0382 (author)2007-02-06

im going to add broad heads later on? i dont know how i got that much powerin thiem?

i remember that! i saw that movie so long ago

Vertigo666 (author)2007-02-05

how'd you manage to get so much power from that!?

fork me3 (author)Vertigo6662008-01-27

hey would you guys like to make a really powerful bow and arrow??? just go to my bow and arrow made out of skewers its will really amaze you wen you shoot these things across the room. a couple of time mine got stuck in the wall at a far distance :P

fork me3 (author)fork me32008-01-27

lol heres the link skewer bow

X_D_3_M_1 (author)2007-10-21

stick pins in the straws, then tape. note, im not liable for what u do with this bit of info

pichu (author)2007-04-28

thats awsome nice job

matt_the_awsome (author)2007-04-17

ok so can i cut on part of of a toothpick and use that with the rubber band and papprer clip it would be helpful i didnt get any of the arrow part...

ainsley (author)2007-02-11

hi there please can you send me some clearer pics

archer0382 (author)ainsley2007-02-12

sure give me email and i will

IlluminatedAntichrist (author)2007-02-03

Reminds me of the movie "Gremlins" the second one.

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