Introduction: Crossbow/bow

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simple crossbow/ bow made of stuff i found around the house.

Step 1: Materals

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ok heres the simple materals you will need to construct this dangerous weapon.

11-yellow Knex

1 yellow axel Knex

1- rubberband

however many bamboo squers that u want for ammo

Step 2: This Step Is Quite Easy Just Like All of the Otheres Will Be

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attach all of the yellow conectors to the yellow axel

Step 3: Rubberband Time

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attack the rubber band around the kenx so it looks like it dose in the pictures

also put the rubber band up onto one side so it is on the axel as seen in pic 2

Step 4: Incerting the Ammo

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this is very simple all you need to do is put the dull end of the bamboo squer into the circular part of the 11 kenx

Step 5: 5

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the dull end should go smothely through all 11 connecters.
it should look like this when it goes all the way through

Step 6: Fun Part

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now heres how you fire this deadly weapon

pull the dull end as ar back as u dare so the rubber band wont snap

then aim...... and swosh fire!

Step 7: Ideas

firing the weapon at a card board box is a good target

to have a little more fun you could soak the sharp tips in some flamable liquis and light it so you have a flaming arrow

ill put in a vidio later


heavyfire88 (author)2011-07-03

Epic, epic, epic, epic, epic fail.
Look kid, if it could penetrate a 6mm foam sheet, I wouldnt make any comment..
Yours faithfully.

nbagf (author)2010-05-23

 gameboy7oa is not responsible for : burnt houses,burnt people, bodily harm and/or burnt buttocks.

mmwag (author)2007-08-07

Just pointing something out here this is not a crossbow unlees it has an ammo holder and a trigger for realease.

Matt21497 (author)mmwag2009-07-15

your thinking of a repeating crossbow made by the chineese.

JoeyJaroz (author)mmwag2007-11-10

Not all crossbows have ammo holders but still not a crossbow

Greasefire (author)mmwag2007-08-08

Or a BOW (hence crossBOW).

Matt21497 (author)2009-07-15

Bows use the power of a the bows limbs to send the arrow. FAIL Crossbows are the same but use a trigger. FAIL Slingshots use a rubberband or elastic material CORRECT! just thought i would let you know it is neither Bow or Crossbow

raukawa (author)2009-07-08

Just a bit of advice could you please next time when the photos get taken, allow the camera a little bit longer for focusing because the photos aren't focused properly and it would greatly increase your demonstration. But it was a good idea in the first place.

Landon Sullivan (author)2009-06-04


Metalcaster14 (author)2009-03-21

attack? or do you mean attach haha

gameboy7oa (author)Metalcaster142009-03-21

ha nice i didnt even see that

VeXX MacDread (author)2008-12-23

not a bad idea... not bad at all... i have an advice 4 ya. try using a cone shaped object with some drawings on it, like tribals or something. i think it would look better

soccerkid (author)2008-08-30

it was awesome

ladiesman247 (author)2008-03-28

no offense GRAT INSTRUCTABLE. bu ti dont ahve knex and msot hingz im finding is made otu of knex any idea on how ot make out of something else. thanx thoguh

Wafflicious (author)ladiesman2472008-05-26

legos, bic pen barrel, grabby thingy with the dinasour head, lots of stuff-

thanx dude!

gameboy7oa (author)ladiesman2472008-03-29

idk how to help u but maby I can make something similar to this but no knex

Arnseb (author)2008-04-13

good job...(ps Its a speargun...not crossbow/bow :P)

pyromaniac101 (author)2007-11-13

Hey, gameboy7oa!!! it's me mosquito from camp!!!
Whats up? i just figured somethingout. u have the same computer as me!!! how was the rest of your summer? on the last 2 days of camp,allen brought in 3 M-80s!!!!
ive been blowin stuff up over the summer!! well, gotta go. see ya round!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!=)

gameboy7oa (author)pyromaniac1012007-11-13

hey yah my summer was good we gota work on a instructable some time.

OH FFS! this is a copy of another gun, please if you must post it please do it in a forum.

i did not know that this was a copy of another i didnt find one when i was making it

it is nothing personal but it happens too often

trebuchet03 (author)2007-07-24

Please add an image to your introduction step, then republish.

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