With all the recent publicity surrounding guns, Mehdi Sadaghdar (and his eyebrows) of Electroboom decided it’d be a good idea to show the world how to build one. Classified as a “coil gun,” the device uses a coil of wire and a power supply to launch a steel projectile over 16mph. The video outlines how a coil gun works and demonstrates what can go wrong in a way that… well… just watch the video.

Check out Mehdi’s YouTube Channel for more even more educational hilarity. I just subscribed.