How to Make a Clothespin Gun - EASY

Introduction: How to Make a Clothespin Gun - EASY

You will need:

A Clothespin (Wood)
1 Rubber band
Cutting tool
Marking tool (optional)

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Step 1: Take Your Clothespin Apart

Simply slide the top clothespin part from the spring. And simply take the spring off. Be careful.

Step 2: Measure the Length You Want

Use a pencil or pen to mark the part you want to cut.

Step 3: Start Cutting

Use your cutting tool to cut the part you marked. Please be really careful.

Step 4: Finished Cutting

Now you're ready to put it all together

Step 5: Attach the Spring Like This

Step 6: You Can Also Cut a Notch So That the Spring Will Hold Tighter

Step 7: Attach the Spring

Then attach the spring. It should look like this.

Step 8: Tie the Rubber Band (NOT TOO TIGHT)

Step 9: Now You Have a Clothespin Gun.

Step 10: Aiming and Shooting

This is how you shoot and reload

Step 11: Malfunctions That Might Happen

If your gun does this, then make the notch a little bit more deeper. Use your cutting tool to do this. Then put it back together. Finished.

Step 12: Enjoy!

Make bullets for your gun. You can also use the piece that you've cut.

P.S- This is my first instructable, so yeah :)

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    2 Discussions


    5 years ago

    Thank you so much and yes I will be doing more instructables for you guys...:)


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Cool project! All of your close up pictures are really great! I hope we see more Instructables from you in the future!