How to Make a Figure 4 Deadfall

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About: Alex Blechta is a young and enthusiastic graphic designer and photographer. Starting from such a young age he wants to learn and strive in his future dream of becoming a well-known graphic designer and or ph...



This deadfall is used to catch a mice and squirrels and anything else small. The bait is attached to the end of the pointed end so when the animal takes off the bait it will disrupt the setup and crush the animal.

Step 1: Peg Stick

Step 2: Suport

Step 3: Bait Stick

Step 4: Puting It Together

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    LydiaT2

    1 year ago

    That's horribly mean!

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    Mr.1911

    7 years ago on Introduction

    This is a very informative 'ible. Always wanted a clear guide on how to make a figure4!

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    zazenergy

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Nice idea. I think your Instructable could use some more description at each step, otherwise, great photos!

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    Blechmenzazenergy

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Hey thanks for commenting I wasn't really going to make an instructable but I just wanted to show you how it works and how to make it Like were you put your notches and how deep to make them depends on your choice of sticks and rock.