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Homemade mini crossbow

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Homemade mini crossbow

Mini crossbow

difficultyDifficulty: ★★★☆☆

timeTime: About 2 hours

ScrapFrom scrap: ████████░░ 80%


PreamblePreamble

In this topic is described how to make a mini crossbow. It is not very powerful, because the string is made of rubber, making a handmade mini crossbow the great shooting toy for a child.


MaterialsMaterials

  • Wooden slats
  • The strip steel
  • The wooden clothespin
  • The handle of the ski stick
  • Rubber or a fine spring and
  • The trigger of a toy gun
  • Parts of mechanical designer or sheet metal
  • Steel wire
ToolsTools

  • Hacksaw
  • Drill
  • Fixing tools
  • Files
  • Pliers

    How to make mini crossbow


  • Step 1

    Body of handmade mini crossboy is made of three planks, fixed with nails.

  • Step 2

    Bow is made of steel strips, they fastened to body with screws.
    Mini crossbow's bow will not bend, because bowstring is a rubber band.

    Homemade mini crossbow

    Forward view. You can see how bow is attached
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 3

    Trigger is very simple. It is made of wooden pin with one edge cut
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 4

    Handle is a handle of ski pole, glue it
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 5

    Second bow is made of old clock to make handmade mini crossbow more powerful
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 6

    The pusher. Cut it of wood and adapt it to pin to make a trigger system
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

    Вместе с прищепкой толкатель образует очень простой спусковой механизм
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 7

    Rubber band, will be a bowstring
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 8

    Trigger taken from toy gun and fastened with metal strips, also you can use a mechanical constructor set
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 9

    Extra bow, attached to body of mini crossbow
    Homemade mini crossbow

    And bottom view
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 10

    Attach trigger to the mini crossbow
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • How it works

    Rubber bowstring fixed in pusher, which can move along the body. Pusher can be fixed by pin - it's a trigger system. Advantage of using pusher: you can use any types of ammo with your handmade mini crossbow. Balls, bolts...
    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 11

    Also I made a sight and replaced rubber band with a spring to make mini crossbow more powerful
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 12

    Connection from trigger to pin, made of steel wire
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

    Homemade mini crossbow

  • Step 13

    As ammo i'm using syringe needles with heavy heading
    Homemade mini crossbow

    Author: (KR@S)HЕНЫЙ

VideoVideo

By contrast, I suggest to watch the video about the world's most powerful crossbow and its fight with the armor. Will it break?

ResultsResults and tips

  • The simple design
  • Power is not enough to cause harm, but it allows the use of very simple trigger.
  • In other words, this mini crossbow is a great shooting toy for kids!
  • Easy to manufacture and operation
  • Uses any ammo (bolts, balls ..)

Tags: crossbow

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