This instructable will show you how to make a toothpick shooter out of common household items. It should take around 15 minutes to complete it.
Step 1: Materials
For this instructable you will need:
-Plastic Bottle Cap (I used a propel bodel cap)
- 2 Round Tooth Picks
Step 2: Tools
For this I used a
-Battery Powered Drill
- 3 Different sized drill bits ( The smallest one for the pre-hole, the next one should be the size of the toothpick, and the biggest one should allow the toothpick to slide through the hole easily)
- Vice (optional, but helpful)
Step 3: Drill Stationary Toothpick Holes
These holes will be the size of the toothpick allowing the toothpick to stay in the bottle cap without slipping out. Read the image captions for more info
Step 4: Drilling the Big Holes
Now you want to drill the holes that allow the tooth pick to slide through very easily.
Step 5: Cut Toothpick to Size
Using a scissor cut the tooth pick's point off.
Step 6: Insert Toothpicks Into Cap
Insert the toothpicks into the bottle cap as in the picture below
Step 7: Add the Rubber Band
Put on the rubber band so the toothpick can be shot. Look at the picture below for a guide.