Apr 27, 2010

How To: Construct a Crossbow from Office Supplies

What do four pencils, tape, ball point pen, rubber bands, and a bamboo skewer equal? An obligatory safety warning, that's what.

Actually, it equals a mini-crossbow built from office supplies that COMES with an obligatory safety warning, which is simply this: don't be an idiot. Now to the fun part.

Straight from John Austin's Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build Implements of Spitball Warfare, this office supply crossbow seriously looks like something that can actually stand up to some repeated (safe!) firings.

How-To Build a Pencil Crossbow [via Lifehacker]


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Chris on Apr 27, 2010:

Dude, if I'm ever in the Twin Cities, you best have these locked and loaded....

bruno on Apr 27, 2010:

Ahh! Extreme happiness!