DIY Paper Sniper Rifle

Introduction: DIY Paper Sniper Rifle

Have you ever had too much sticky notes laying around? Or have you wanted a nice decoration for your desk without spending alot of money? Well, You have come to the right place. This is a quick decoration that you can make yourself for any purpose! (more on that later)

This DIY tutorial can be adapted and changed, either partially or completely (some parts of sniper such as the stock, are interchangeable), as again, its all about your imagination! Now, in this tutorial I will be making a Sniper Rifle that is partially based on the Serbu Firearms BFG-50. The Sniper in this tutorial, like the BFG-50, has no clip, and each bullet is loaded seperately (50 BMG Bullets are 30 Centimeters long, or about 16 Inches in real life)

Step 1: Materials

Materials Needed:

  • Tape (Preferably "Invisible Tape")
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Glue Stick (optinal)
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Crafting Knife (X-Acto Knife)
  • Sticky Notes (duh)

Step 2: Main Body

1a. Roll two sticky notes into tubes (MAKE SURE THEY HAVE THE SAME DIAMETER / SIZE)


Step 3: The "Bolt"

The Bolt is basically the part you cock to insert a new round into the camber.
In English, this means this is the part you pull back to make space for a new bullet after the old one was fired.

1a. Cut a hole in the big tube the smaller one fits into (see picture)

1b. Bend one side of smaller tube 90 Degrees (See picture)

1c. Cut other side of Small tube (Called the Bolt) to were it just closes the hole when fully inserted

1d. out of a tiny slip of paper/cutout sticky note, Roll a 50 BMG bullet

Step 4: Main Body Connection

Using tape and/or Hot Glue, secure the two big tube together as shown in the picture

Step 5: Front End

Cut a section of a sticky note into the shape in the picture. Then fold as shown. Secure insides and outside with tape and/or hot glue.

Step 6: Barrel

To Make a Barrel:

1a. Trim Front Part of top tube to length shown in picture

1b. Roll 4th small tube and insert into the tube. Secure withe tape and/or hot glue.

1c. Cut tip to proper length (refer to pictures)

Step 7: Muzzle Break

Roll up a tiny piece with the diameter of a big tube. Cut sides of tip (refer to picture)

Use hot glue to secure.

Step 8: Scope

Roll up four tiny rolls and cut to shape (see picture)

Cut tiny circle and use double sided tape to secure to top

Step 9: Access Hole [IMPORTANT]

This doesnt exist in a real sniper, however, to keep functionality, i am including this. Simply drill/cut little hole with the Crafting knife directly in front of the scope. Using a toothpick, you can push the bullet back out through the Camber so that it wont get stuck there forever. However, a creative friend of mine was able to modify the barrel, add a spring taken from a pen, and make the gun actually shoot...

Step 10: Stock

To make a stock:

1a. Cout out paper in right shape .(see picture)

1b. With a crafting knife, cut out the insides as in the picture

2a. Fold according to picture

3a. Tape and Hot glue to back of gun

Step 11: Final Touches + Epilogue

Finally, roll one last tiny tube and hot glue to bottom near stock. This is the grip.

Hello, this is TheAwesome150, and i hope you enjoyed my very first instructable.I a sorry that it was incredibly prompt, with many cut corners, but this was written in less than 10 hours for a contest (which i hope to win). I hope that you do not forget that this all depends on your creativity. Here are some similar ideas you can try:

- Modular Sniper System (interchangeable stocks, scopes, bi-pods, etc.)

- Functional Firing mechanism for sniper

- Painting / Coloring the sniper

- And whatever you can imagine

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