How to Make a Ninja Star (Shrunken)

About: Hi may name is Jac and i am really into engineering and make a lot of weapons.

Intro: How to Make a Ninja Star (Shrunken)

A Ninja Star or Shrunken is a throwing weapon that ninjas used in combat. It was designed, so that however you throw it, it will always hit a blade; making for a deadly weapon. I liked the sound of that so I decided I would make my own. They are very easy to make and use and you can customise them greatly to suit you. If you are wanting to quickly make one to throw into cardboard or as a prop you can use aluminium but if you want a sharper heavier star, try using mild steel or high carbon steel. Also you can make these using only files and a hacksaw

(Just like the first one I made) or for speed use an angel grinder and a belt sander, if you have one.

Step 1: The Build

If you want to see the Ninja star in action take a look at my channel trailer


Or if you want the see some other weapons including the ninja star take a look at my Weapon Test

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    ThomasK19

    2 years ago

    fwiw: it's called shuriken. Or did you mean s shrunken shuriken?

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    Double EdgedThomasK19

    Reply 2 years ago

    They are traditionally called Shrunkens ( i think ) but are more commonly called Ninja stars nowady.

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    ThomasK19Double Edged

    Reply 2 years ago

    My Webster's lists shuriken |ˈSHo͝oriˌken|: aweapon in the form of a star with projecting blades or points, used as a missilein some martial arts. But not Shrunken...

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    Double EdgedThomasK19

    Reply 2 years ago

    I Think that must be only a translation error or maybe thats how its spelt in english.