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Homemade mini crossbow


29-07-2015, 23:58. Author: AlexGyver

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

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