Pen "Cross" Bow!

This is a Pen crossbow. It basically follows the same concept as the Bic pen bow, however it functions like a crossbow!

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Step 1: Gathering Supplies!

To make this awesome crossbow you'll need:
1. 2 Bic pens (most other pens will do)
2. 1 rubber band
3. A cutting tool (knife or scissor)
4. Tape (optional)

Step 2: Disassemble the Pens

Now you will take apart the pens. I normally take a knife to the top part and thrust the cap off you can take the inner  the parts out from there.

Step 3: Cutting the Hole

Take the pen tube and cut the middle barrel with your knife or scissor

Step 4: Assemble

Take the part that was on top of the barrel and put it through the hole

Step 5: Assemble

Make grooves on both ends of the pen tube, this holds the band. Now take the band and stretch it onto the pentube

Step 6: Attachment

Now take the other pen barrel and cut it down to 3/4 its original size
Then take this tube and put it on the other side of the pen top.
                             *Note (you may tape this part to the other but it is not required)

Step 7: Shoot

Now take the pen ink cartridge and insert it in the hole, drawback untill it clicks in place
It should stay there with a pressure on the band.
Now simply push the pen and wahla it shoots.

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    3 years ago

    impressive design


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Some feedback:

    A title like yours throws people off. Don't say that it is your first instructable, people will find out anyway. Don't beg people to "check it out" either.

    Try not to put your face in it too much if it doesn't require it. It is a lot clearer when you just show images of the item.

    Hope this helps!