Pillow Canon

Introduction: Pillow Canon

About: I love to fix, build, invent, and reinvent things. I like to observe people, systems, machines and try and figure out how they work then maybe figure out how to make them better.
Have fun at home with a few pillows and a wad of paper.

See video of it in action here!

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Step 1: Find a Fluffy Pillow

The pillow has to be fluffy and be big enough.

Step 2: Create the Barrel

poke one of the corners in to create a pocket

Step 3: Load With Projectile

Use a crumbled up paper or rolled up sock as the ammunition. Place the ammunition into the pocket you just created.

Step 4: Fire When Ready!

To fire the canon just slam your hands down on the pillow top and watch the projectile shoot across the room!

Step 5: Have a War!

Have a canon war against friends or foes! Notice the soldiers are wearing safety glasses!

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