How to Make an Easy Bow and Arrow

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A fast and easy way to make a simple bow and arrow.

Step 1: Materials

@at least 2 skewers {depending on how many arrows you want to make}
@3 rubber bands
@knife and scissors.

Step 2: Preparing the Skewers

Cut of the ends of the skewers, then you need to slit two ends of what is going to be your bow and one end of what is going to be your arrow{s},as shown in the picture.

Step 3: Preparing the Rubber Bands

First do a Square Knot whith the first two rubber bands, then do another Square Knot{the pictures give you step by step on how to do the knots}

Step 4: Attaching the Rubber Bands to the Bow

attach the end rubber band to the slitted end of your bow, and do the same with the other.

Step 5: Shooting the Arrow

Its time to fire!It may take a few tries but you'll get get it! Enjoy!!



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    27 Discussions


    6 years ago on Step 5

    is it a powerful bow? does it shoot far and hard?


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    okay seriously, I made this 4 years ago! lighten up a little it was my first instructable.


    im just a crazy pyro... we need to get a group of pyros to do crazy stuff and post vids here... it would be great...


    10 years ago on Introduction

    you gotta try this its awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! soak sevral paper towels in kersone. wrap them under the arrowhead and duct tape the top. pull the arrow back and have some one light the paper towel. shoot it into the neighbors yard lol

    1 reply

    11 years ago on Introduction

    This isn't technically a bow... A bow's power comes from the wood, not the string.