a cool project for that old broken propane gas grill you have sitting in your backyard, all sad, lonely, and (hopefully) broken.
all you need is the ignitor from a grill, craft wire, electrical tape, and wire cutters or fingernail clippers.
these ignitors are great. they are more powerful than small peizo lighters, easier to ckick but the downside is that for them to shock someone, the spark has to ground itself onto you.i dont know anyone who wants to be stung every time you click one of these, so here is a quick fix.
Step 1: Supplies
scissors, electrial tape, craft wire(more sturdy),nail clippers or wire cutters, and of course, a grill ignitor
Step 2: Wiring Guide
cut a peice of wire about 2.5 times the lenth of the ignitor.
loop the wire down in the small slot like shown, and lopp it to secure it
fold it in half a little farther than the tip of the ignitor.
your going to need to wrap the wire around the body a couple times for it to stay
Step 3: Tape It
bend the wire toward the tip as shown.
experiment! ive found that having about 1/2 an inch makes the brightest, coolest sparks!
i actually got some (blurry) shots of it arcing!
if you spark it near one of those lcd displays with fixed number slots, it will flash the characters up then disappear!
there you have it! a non-painful shocker!