How to Make a Clothes Pin Mine

Introduction: How to Make a Clothes Pin Mine

In this instructable, you will learn how to make a Clothes Pin mine which is great for, pranks. It "blows up" with a small impact. It will scare the heck out of annoying roomates, or any other people you want to scare.

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Step 1: Gather Materials

This Mine takes very few supplies. All you will need is 3 standard clothes pins, and your hands.

Step 2: Base Construction

 To make the base of the mine, you need to take two clothes pins and place them side to side, handle side on top, and puch them together.

Step 3: Adding the Top

 While still holding the bas together, open the jaws of the third pin and slowly slip it over. Tihs can take a couple trys before it stays put.

Step 4: Set It Up and Tip It Over

 Now that your done, the fun can began. you need a somewhat hard surface to set it on and then find a way to tip it over when someone dosen't expect it. But, be careful, the pins can move pretty fast so don,t point it at someones face.

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    4 Discussions


    7 years ago on Step 4

    love it. gonna put it someones desk at school...hehehe


    8 years ago on Step 4

    can you repost the video? i want to see how you set it off


    10 years ago on Introduction

    hey if your reading this, please leave a rating in the inventor info box