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Make a Spud Gun Instructions and 3D PDF

Make a Spud Gun Instructions and 3D PDF


For the first time ever, you can watch a video of how to make something, print out the magazine article with instructions and then manipulate the object in 3D (!!!) within the pdf to check it out from every angle! Never have the barriers to making a spud gun been so low!

Click here to download the pdf.

Click here to have it automatically downloaded into itunes.

You’ll need the latest version of Adobe Reader to manipulate the 3D tazer-totter in all its glory. For mac users that means that while you can look at it in preview, you can’t manipulate it there.

16 thoughts on “Make a Spud Gun Instructions and 3D PDF

  1. IzzardUK says:

    I’m a student police officer in the UK. Today we were shown around the Firearms Unit and saw the ‘museum’ of seized firearms. One example we were shown was a PVC-pipe/hairspray spud gun just like this that kids were using to fire golfballs.

    When I read these instructions it never occurred to me that making such a device is illegal in the UK! Seems crazy, but it’s a firearm by definition and therefore not allowed. :|

  2. hack says:

    can say me the measures for spudgan in cm

  3. aaron says:

    wicked awesome man

  4. Butters says:

    Shoot them taters!

  5. gabriel nagmay (dot com) | Archive » MAKE Volume 33 says:

    […] MAKE is an awesome magazine published quarterly by O’Reilly. Each issue focuses on DIY culture and contains dozens of projects that you are encouraged to build yourself. I have been a fan since Volume 3, when they featured plans for a potato canon. […]

  6. destri anugerah says:


  7. Matthew Miller says:

    Im goin to try to shoot golf balls out of my tater gun when i get finished with it.

  8. free clothes says:

    Hey! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give
    a quick shout out and say I really enjoy reading your posts.
    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that
    go over the same subjects? Thanks!

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