In a SHTF situation, you’re likely going to need a way to protect yourself.
Weapons, though very useful, are also a lot of fun, especially when you can make them yourself.
With a multitude of DIY weapon techniques mastered and under your belt, you will never be without the ability to be armed or entertained.
Check out these 7 badass weapons you can make at home.
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This instructional video shows step by step how to make a compound bow from inexpensive, readily available materials. Anyone can do it if you have some patience and are willing to try. This is a good project for anyone who wants to get into archery with a compound bow but doesn’t want to pay for such an expensive item. Or you could just make it to learn about how these types of bows work and gain experience working with this sort of thing.
PVC Pipe Compound Bow Instruction Video
2. Mini Cannon
This is how to make a mini combustion cannon sized to fire airsoft pellets. The only materials required are a BBQ lighter, a few screws, epoxy or other strong glue, and a drill.
Mini Cannon Instructional Video
3. Stun Grenade
With simple PVC pipe and baking soda and vinegar, these relatively harmless grenades are cheap and safe to use. These grenades are less for physical harm and more for their startling ability. There are additional instructions on How To Make A Pressure Cannon to fire these grenades out of.
This inexpensive gun is a fun project and a cool item to have around. The DIY is very simple and relatively cheap as well. The entire project, including a bunch of ammo, could easily be made for around $20.
Pump Action Rocket Gun
This is a really easy project which anyone with a little soldering skills can make. All you really need is a continuous piezo electric sparker, a lighter that takes a battery. These are used to light gas BBQ’s, heaters, etc.
If stuck in the wilderness with limited resources, knowing how to make this tool could come in handy. This simple technique will quickly transform a few items into a very useful weapon and tool.
This easy DIY will allow you to shoot your own darts out of a syringe. It won’t work for very long distances or with a huge amount of accuracy, but if your need a dart gun in a pinch it will get the job done!