Mini Crossbow

This crossbow is easy to make and fun to use. This is my first instructable, so don't hate. Hope you enjoy!!!
(P.S. You can use pen cartridges for ammo)

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Step 1: Materials

You need:
10 small rubber bands
1 normal rubber band
A pen shaft
2 dowels (those stick things)

Step 2: Cutting Dowels

Cut the two dowels evenly in half

Step 3: Assembling the Dowels

Put the two Small rubber bands on each end of the dowels (after you put the dowels together in pairs) so that the now smaller dowels are in pairs

Step 4: Putting the Two Dowels Together

Like in the picture, you want to wrap a rubber band around the dowels so that they stay together
(In the picture the crossbow is on its back)

Step 5: Putting the Pen Shaft on the Cross Bow

Like in the picture, wrap the dowel cross and the pen shaft together.
(You may have to cut the pen shaft a bit)

Step 6: Stringing the Crossbow

Cut the big rubber band and put it in the crossbow like I did in the picture

Step 7: You're Finished!!!!!

Good job

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    Yea and if you want to make it even better you can use a painting hook to pull bake the big rubber band with