How to Make a Mini Bow and Arrow Out of a Pen




This is an instructable that shows you how to make a simple bow and arrow out of everyday items you can find around the home or office.

1 bic pen
1 paperclip
1 rubber band
needle nose plyers

note:i dont have a camera so i had to draw the pictures so if you dont get them im sorry.

Step 1: Straighten the Paperclip

Use the needle nose pliers to straighten the paperclip

Step 2: Take Apart the Pen

take apart the pen and discard the barrel and keep the front of the pen and the ink

Step 3: Take Apart the Ink/front of Pen

take apart the pieces of the pen you kept. the ink should slide out the front of the pen tip

Step 4: Attach the Pen Tip to the Paperclip

bend the paperclip so it looks like a bow and tape the pen tip to the front and bend the ends of the
paperclip so they make hooks.

Step 5: Tie the Rubberband to the Paperclip

break the rubberband in half and tie it to each end of the paperclip then bend the hooks down

Step 6: Finnished!

now all you have to do is put the ink in the front hole pull back on the rubber band and watch it fly!



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    8 years ago on Introduction

    thanks man.....what are the other guys yelling about? I can understand the pictures fine.....please make a toothpick shooter....thanks