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How to Make a Snowball Shooter from a Leaf Blower

How to Make a Snowball Shooter from a Leaf Blower

Turn a leaf blower into a rapid-fire snowball shooter.

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6 Crazy DIY String Instruments

Let these six DIY instruments inspire you to build your own and explore the unique sounds that come with custom built string instruments.

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Beautiful Metal-Fabricated Rubber Band Shooters

Beautiful Metal-Fabricated Rubber Band Shooters

ZumA2 is a cabinetmaker from Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture who works in steel. When he’s not hammering out desks and filing cabinets, he’s using the tools of his trade to fabricate the most gorgeous sci-fi-inspired rubber band guns. ZumA2 has so far fabricated some 30 different guns and even begun to offer a production model. “Mass-produce” […]

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Thingiverse Cracks Down on Firearm Parts

Thingiverse Cracks Down on Firearm Parts

This is the lower receiver of an AR-15 rifle, printed in fused plastic filament from a digital model that was, until this week, freely available for download on Thingiverse. This component is significant because all other parts of the common rifle can be readily purchased in the open market. A person who builds a working lower receiver has, in the eyes of the state, essentially built a working AR-15.

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Working Paper M1911 .45 Pistol

Working Paper M1911 .45 Pistol

It can be cocked, rendered safe, loaded, cycled, field-stripped, and even fired, so long as the load is no stronger than a bit of homemade primer. And though it’s clear that the coil springs, at least, are actually metal parts, the rest of it is nothing more than carefully cut, laminated, glued, shaped, and painted paper.

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Life-Size Lego “Gears of War” Rubber Band Gun w/ Working Chainsaw

Life-Size Lego “Gears of War” Rubber Band Gun w/ Working Chainsaw

Um. Wow. It’s attributed to MOCPages member PLUM B, and here described by The Brothers Brick: “[F]eatures a clip-fed firing mechanism that shoots rubber bands – perfect for taking out the paper Locust horde. If that’s not enough, the saw blade on the front of the gun is motorized for slice and dice action.”

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