Intro: Paper Clip Rubber Band Slingshot
I will show you how to make a traditional slingshot out of paper clips and rubber bands.
Step 1: What You'll Need.
You will need:
-A bunch of rubber bands
-A bunch of paper clips
-The ability to twist wrap rubber bands
Step 2: Making the Handle
First, gather 4 or 5 paper clips, and take 2 at a time having one overlap the other about a 1/4" in a line.
Next, grasp the clips and start to wrap rubber band around the overlapping part of the paper clips. (Do not wrap the bands too much or else it will make it too thick for the next step. Just wrap it enough so the it will hold it firmly together.)
Repeat until it starts to resemble a handle of reasonable size.
Step 3: Reinforcing the Handle
After you make the handle you must reinforce it by wrapping another set of paper clips around it to make it stronger.
Step 4: Making the V
Next make 2 things that is a little shorter that the handle itself and reinforce those with a lot of rubber bands and another set of clips.
Step 5: Add the Main Band to Shoot Stuff
loop 1 band through a clip at the top and loop the band through itself making a knot. Then tie or loop another on the other clip, and finally tie it all together.
Step 6: TA-DA!!!!!!!!
You're done. Wage some cubical ware with the two greatest office supplies!