HOW TO – build a water mortar

HOW TO – build a water mortar


Carl wrote an instructable explaining how to build a water mortar (previously seen in our Flickr pool) –

This water mortar is made from PVC using a variation on the “drill press lathe” technique from the book “Eccentric Cubicle.” The finished product launches over a quart of water per shot!

Thanks, Carl! – Link

Water Mortar
Water Mortar – Link

From the Maker store:
Eccentric Cubicle
Eccentric Cubicle – Link

From the pages of MAKE:
Make 1020
Head-Mounted Water Cannon. Use steel fire-extinguisher power to pummel plastic squirt toys. MAKE 07 – page 112. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 07 @ the Maker store.

2 thoughts on “HOW TO – build a water mortar

  1. samuel gamlin says:

    a nozzle would improve the range aswell i wonder what range you cold get i sense a international contest

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