Chopstick Rubber Band Gun

Introduction: Chopstick Rubber Band Gun

A fun, simple to make, and good for a rainy day. You only need 6 chopsticks and a grip of rubber bands (3 if you dont want any ammo).

Step 1: Materials

All you need is 6 chopsticks and a grip of rubber bands(3 if you dont want ammo) Sorry for the minor color distortion on this first picture, my camera went crazy.

Step 2: Trigger and Body

Put the chopsticks how the picture shows it and then wrap the rubber band like how its shown so the bottom of the trigger points forward(if it points backward it will be hard to shoot, load, aim, .ect) Dont ask about the orange thing, its probably a Lucky Charm *slaps brother on the head*

Step 3: Barrel (Well, Thats What I Call It)

Ok, now were on to the barrel. Put two chopsticks on top and on bottom of the front of the body and wrap the rubber band like its shown and then do the same thing to the other side so the barrel and the body are perpendicular



Step 4: Fireing Method

Pull the bottom part of the trigger towards yourself ( i finnaly got a finished product pic, but its small)

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    51 Discussions

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    Zerophoenix1
    Zerophoenix1

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I was 11 when I first posted this instructable. Now I'm 20. My 11 year old self was so adorable and misunderstood. I wish I could go back in time and talk to him. I'm so different now. What motivated that little boy?

    have you heard of the be nice policy?

    Please be positive and constructive with your comments or risk being banned from our site.

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    Zerophoenix1
    Zerophoenix1

    9 years ago on Introduction

    This instructable was mostly to illustrate the principle behind a basic rubberband gun. When i first posted this i was like 11 and there was nothing about it on the internet, now there are some really badass ones.

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    drummonkey92
    drummonkey92

    13 years ago on Introduction

    i think i may have dun it rong, it fires but iv only used 5 chopsticks, and the barrel seems to be completely asthetic because i dont use it at all in my loading/firing method

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    Zerophoenix1
    Zerophoenix1

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    its for strength, if you want to use smaller, thicker bands (more powerful) 1 chopstick there will eventually slide back.

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    half3mpty
    half3mpty

    12 years ago on Introduction

    dude, this is friggin gey. any of u guys want a ruber band gun made of chopsticks comment me cuz i made like 50 of these. LOLZ. me friend made a balsa wood rubber band shotgun that shoots 4+ bands at once.

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    bylerfamily
    bylerfamily

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    How did he make the shotgun?I will post it on my rbg ible if you tell me how to make it.

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    Zoticus
    Zoticus

    10 years ago on Step 4

    pretty good man! Im gonna post a slightly more complex version, so so keep an eye out!

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    happychapp
    happychapp

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    this gun is boring does any 1 know were to find a pump action rubber band shotgun

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    diamonoidx
    diamonoidx

    12 years ago on Introduction

    im srry if im being mean but like i am a jap and like i can make this wit 3 i will put and instructalbes up laterk

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    bob the builder #1
    bob the builder #1

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    no your not, you wouldn't talk about yourself as a "jap" if you were Japanese.