Simple Rubber Band Gun.




About: I'm a translation and interpreting student and an electronic hobbyist who likes to post his creations.

Hello everybody, I'm going to show you how to make a super simple rubber band gun with two chopsticks and a wooden clothespin.

Step 1: Materials Needed:

For this we are going to need:

- Two chopsticks.
-Duct tape. (You can also use glue but using duct tape will be fine).
-A wooden clothespin.
- A rubber band to use it as projectile.

Step 2: Step One: the Barrel.

Stick the two chopsticks together using duct tape or glue. Put as much tape as you want but with three spots it will be fine.

Step 3: Step Two: the Trigger.

First we have to split the clothespin in two. Now we are going to stick or glue the part with the metallic part at the end of the chopsticks. ( See the image please).

Step 4: Step Three: Finishing the Trigger.

After that, we are going to put the two parts of the clothespin together again. Now we have our trigger finished and our gun too!!! Awesome!!

Step 5: Now Your Gun Is Ready!!

Now we just have to clip a rubber band with the clothespin and put the other end of the rubber band on the end of the gun. The rubber band will be twisted but don't worry.

Step 6: Gun Finished! Shooting!!

To shoot our gun we just have to push our clothespin to release the rubber band.

And this is how you can make a rubber band gun fast and cheap! They ara common materials and it has simple steps!

I hope you liked this instructable. Now you are ready to fight with your friends at the park, in your home or even with your colleagues in the office!

But remember not to aim at the face or at any animal please. Be careful with that!!!! Also the power of the band is low but it can also hurt.

So that's all, if you liked it don't forget to favourite and vote me at the Rubber Band Challenge please!!!!



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    4 years ago

    This reminds me of growing up and shooting rubber bands at my friends. So many great memories. Thanks for your project!

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    Reply 4 years ago

    I'm glad to hear that! Thank you very much!!! Don't forget to vote me in the Rubber Band Challenge please!!