Clothes Pin Gun

 This is an instructable on how to build a clothes pin gun. I have seen variations of this, but never this exact gun.

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Step 1: What You Need

 This is a list of supplies:
1: clothes pin
2: rubber band
3: scissors
4: saw
5: toothpicks
almost all (except for saw) of these items are available at a supermarket or grocery store

Step 2: Disassemble

 Disassemble the clothes pin, and do not  throw away any pieces. 

Step 3: Saw

 Saw one of the wooden clothes pin pieces in half

Step 4: Cut

 Cut a notch in the other wooden piece.

Step 5: Rubber-band

 Rubber-band the two pieces together, like in the picture.

Step 6: Trigger

 Slide on the metal piece , spring first, with one metal bar on ether side of the bottom wooden piece.

Step 7: How to Use It

To cock the gun, slide the top wooden piece forward until one of the metal pieces clicks into the hole in it.

Step 8: Ammo

 To make ammo, cut the bottom of of a toothpick 

Step 9: Congragulations!!

Congrats! Have fun shooting it. 

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    I have incoorporated this into a pistol so it is like the cartrige. It is slide action and true trigger. I made it out of card board. Very good. Im almost done making a rifle with a mag so you can shoot several rounds. Let me know if you want me to post!

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