How to Make a Mini Crossbow

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Introduction: How to Make a Mini Crossbow

How to make a mini crossbow. Great fun for target practice. Simple guide and easy to do.

Step 1: Watch This Video Guide

Full instructions for how to make this crossbow are given in this short and simple video guide.



What you need:

A plastic bottle top
2 lollipop / popsicle sticks
A strong elastic band
A cocktail stick, toothpick, skewer or cotton bud
A thin and medium size screwdriver

Step 2:

You now have a fun mini crossbow, ready for some target practice!

Try using a cardboard box as a target, or if you're using the fire arrows, only use them outside, somewhere safe where nothing can catch fire, and keep some water close by just in case. Make sure you don't hold the fire arrow in the crossbow for too long so you don't set the stick or bottle top on fire.

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    19 Discussions

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    willnate
    willnate

    6 years ago

    does the flame stay lit during flight?

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    EpicMario99
    EpicMario99

    Reply 4 years ago

    Yes, if you follow the instructions in the Mini Bow one.

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    DoomLord275
    DoomLord275

    Reply 6 years ago

    nope. but in some rare case

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    knexmaster9
    knexmaster9

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I have 3 mini weapons of mass destruction books and this is in one of them, plus I can make a lot more so if you want me to start posting instructions on them say "instruct"

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    SomaanAbbasi
    SomaanAbbasi

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Go to this link, It shows the step to step instructions:

    http://www.stormthecastle.com/how-to-make-a/make-a-mini-crossbow-part-4.htm

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    bheffner
    bheffner

    6 years ago

    You could add a strike pad to this and the match will ignite upon release, this will guarantee it stays lit during flight

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    bugzrule123
    bugzrule123

    6 years ago

    works great, hot glue makes it hold great

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    arnav chachra
    arnav chachra

    6 years ago

    good but can u write instruction to make it instead of video...please

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    ninjacheese
    ninjacheese

    6 years ago

    Cool but you should try and make it look nicer

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    cdalton4
    cdalton4

    6 years ago

    Love it

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    viivaev
    viivaev

    6 years ago

    good design

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    waggy101
    waggy101

    6 years ago

    That is interesting

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    Hanee786
    Hanee786

    6 years ago

    That's really cool for something made of sticks. Really awesome.

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    mehlani
    mehlani

    6 years ago

    That is the coolest thing I've ever seen. Brings new meaning to phrase "cubicle warfare!" ;)