Simple PaperClip Bow


Introduction: Simple PaperClip Bow

A Simple PaperClip Bow

Step 1: First Step

Get Your Matrials:
1 Hefty PaperClip
1 Medium Ruber Band
Some Optional Tape

Step 2: Bend That Sucker

Bend the paperclip into a straight "C" shape

Step 3: Atatch the Rubber Band and Bend

Simply slide the rubberband onto the paper clip, and then bend the edges up so it won't come off as you pull back. Then add tape to were your going to shoot the amo from (or not, its optional)

Step 4: There Ya Go

There, you have it! My first instructible, you have made an offical instructibles paperclip bow and arrow!

Things to do:
Make a Trigger
Make A Crossbow
Make a Quiver



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    51 Discussions

    I might post it all you need are the same materials but wrap the rubber band after it is placed on the bow around the string this makes it go farther.

    I also have an Idea like that except it works better

    dont use a rubber band use a string to make it a real bow were the power comes from the paper clip icesphere makes a good one called mini steampunked bow

    no another paper clip for the ammo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    its 10 pm my parent fell asleep on the sofa and i was shuging pepsi and reading this then i burped and woked everybody!!lol!XD

    instead of a paper clip use a pencil and cut your rubber band and tape it on. it will then shoot like 10 feet

    I tried to make this but my paper clips were not big enough

    hey man this is the first instructable that ive made nd it is one of the easiest nd koolest things ive made

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    this is so cool to . it's a Helicopter. its so cool.

    OH WOW
    lol, at first i was like, a bow? How is that supposed to look like a bow? You know, the hair kind? hahaha...

     I think he ment rabbit but I dont know and i really dont want to know. But yea XD LOL all that :D