This is no paper gun like you've ever seen before. Seriously. Tacome1942's homemade paper shotgun is a life-sized, fully functional Remington 870 replica. It would be hard to tell it apart from the real deal, not to mention it practically sounds like an authentic shotgun, too. ...more
How to Make Functional Paper Gun
WonderHowTo loves paper artillery. More sophisticated in construction than Box Wars, plus tense on-camera drama to boot, Cardboard Warfare is a tight homage to the paper gun. Not completely sold on the acting, but I'm really digging the mise-en-scène. Says creator Clinton Jone ...more
Learn how to make a paper gun bullet. This bullet is for operating paper guns. Watch as this kid demonstrates the method - all you need is paper and scissors.
This is a lengthy and detailed video tutorial on how to make a paper gun and paper bullet. This is not one of those realistic looking replica guns made from paper, but it's still pretty impressive for a gun made of paper. See how to make the paper gun, then watch to see how to ...more
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a paper gun that fires! Yes, this homemade paper gun actually shoots paper bullets. You'll need paper, tape, and a pair of scissors to make this cool shooting paper gun.
This how-to enables you to build a power pump gun with auto reload. I had a problem when I was looking for this kind of guide; I couldn't find it; therefore, I built it. So, this is the video of my own invention. Video: .
The Ancient Paper shows you how to make a paper Colt 1911 slide mechanism for his paper gun. Check out his Colt 1911 paper gun. His cool replica Colt paper gun is easy to figure out, but to get it working, this video will help you through the difficult task of the slide mechan ...more
See how to make a working paper magazine for a paper sniper rifle. Check out the mag in action with the paper sniper rifle. For full instructions on how to make a working paper magazine for your paper gun, just watch both parts to this paper gun tutorial. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more
This thorough tutorial video series demonstrates how to make a beautiful, realistic paper M16A2 gun. This tutorial is broken up into 8 videos, so be sure to click through all of the chapters for the full tutorial. Paper guns are fun to make and can look very realistic (and per ...more
This thorough tutorial video series demonstrates how to make a beautiful, realistic paper MP5 gun. This tutorial is broken up into 7 videos, so be sure to click through all of the chapters for the full tutorial. Paper guns are fun to make and can look very realistic (and perfo ...more
If you have a little extra time and have a few sheets of paper and other school supplies, try to make something different. Like, maybe a paper bereta or paper gun. If you need help, the video tutorial above will help describe and show you step-by-step on how to make this pret ...more
Learn how to make a simple and easy paper gun that fires paper bullets. To make this paper gun, just watch the video. Grab some paper, tape, and some scissors and get to folding and cutting a cool paper handgun that shoots paper! See how to make the paper bullets, too.
Get out that junk paper and scrounge up some tape and a pair of scissors, because it's paper gun time. Watch this three-part video to learn how to make a Beretta paper gun. It's not a completely realistic Beretta, but come on... it's a paper gun. You can shoot paper bullets ou ...more
This is a two-part video tutorial on how to make a Beretta paper gun. It's not a replica Beretta, it's just similar to a Beretta, and it's a fun paper gun. You will need paper (of course), tape and scissors to make this paper handgun. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a Beretta paper ...more
See how to make your own paper gun! This video tutorial will show you exactly how to cut and fold your way to making a cool paper gun. Try using junk paper, or your homework. Watch both parts to see the whole paper gun making process. You'll need paper, tape and scissors. Part ...more
See how to make your own paper gun. This video tutorial will show you how to make an AK-47 paper gun. There's really not that much that goes into making a paper gun. You just need some paper, tape, and a pair of scissors and you're halfway there. Make an AK! Part 1 of 2 - How ...more
Learn how to make a reloading paper gun and paper bullets. You will need: paper scissors tape Tip: This paper gun works better with newspaper and if you replace the double sided tape with magnets. To shoot the paper gun, just blow into it.
Turn paper into paper guns! All you pretty much need is paper, scissors, and tape. Watch and learn how to make a NPG-6 paper gun. This realistic, kid-freindly, replica handgun is easy to make. So start folding that paper pistol! Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a NPG-6 paper gun. Pa ...more
Don't play with guns, kids... unless their homemade paper guns! Check out this three-part video tutorial to learn how to make an AK-47 paper gun. This somewhat realistic replica gun is the perfect hobby for a young gun enthusiast. What better a gun than the AK to start out wit ...more
This video teaches you how to make a paper gun sniper rifle. You'll be amazed how quick and easy it is to make a proper paper gun that shoots just like a sniper rifle. This video is perfect for anyone looking to have fun with some paper guns. Make sure you reuse, reduce, and r ...more
This is the basic idea of all the paper guns you've seen. Follow step by step to learn how to make a paper pistol. Be sure to click on Chapter 2 for the second part of this paper gun tutorial. You will need: scissors tape paper Start with two pieces of paper, do some rolling ...more
This video teaches the secret of making a tinfoil bullet for a paper gun that shoots far. An excellent summary is given below. First start by rolling the tinfoil leaving one side wide and the other side narrow. After rolling it up tear a little piece from the narrow end of the ...more
This is an instructive guide to making a trigger operated paper gun. You will need an A4 sheet of paper. Start by rolling the sheet of paper horizontally (breadthways) and as tightly as possible, . Once the roll is completed, attach 3 lengths of sticky tape at each end and the ...more
See how to make a paper gun -- this six-part video tutorial will show you how to make a pistol paper gun. It's not that hard to make your own paper gun, so why not try out this paper pistol? You can even make paper bullets for the paper handgun. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make a pis ...more
See how to make a paper gun -- this four-part video tutorial will show you how to make a MAC-11 paper gun. It's not that hard to make your own paper gun, so why not try out this MAC-11? You can even make paper bullets for the paper MAC-11. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make a MAC-11 pa ...more
See how to make a paper gun -- this video tutorial will show you how to make an auto bolt for a paper gun. It's not that hard to make your own paper gun, so why not try and improve it with this automatic bolt? This means the bolt will return to its original place when released ...more
If you have already made a paper gun that can shoot paper bullets, then maybe it's time you upgraded that paper pistol with a cartridge— a holder for your paper bullets. You can modify or adjust this design in any way you see fit, to adapt it onto your creative paper gun.
See how to make a paper gun -- this video tutorial will show you how to make a paper bullet for a paper gun. It's not that hard to make your own paper gun, so why not try and make paper bullets to go with them? Every paper gun needs paper bullets. You will need tape, scissors, ...more
A tutorial on how to make a paper slingshot gun that shoots. Things you'll need: Bond Paper, Elastic, Scissor and Duct tape. Roll the bond paper half-wise. Secure with duct tape. Get another bond paper and fold it in half. Cut. Roll the cut bond papers length-wise and secure w ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to fold and assemble an MP40 gun out of paper. Using just paper, scissors and tape, you can make a toy replica gun with working parts. (Of course, it will lack the firepower of a real MP40!) This thorough tutorial is in six parts, so be sure ...more
With this video tutorial from Household Hacker, you will learn how to make a functional circuit on paper. Really—on paper! See how to make an LED light up with a lead-based paper circuit and how to make a resistor on that circuit. It also shows how to make a flashlight out of ...more
If you really want to end your next big guitar solo with a bang, consider giving this shotgun guitar a try. The instrument was conceived and played by Reverend Peyton of the Big Damn Band and created by custom pickup designer Bryan Fleming — and it's no escopetarra. It serves ...more
After stumbling across artist Sarah Frost's legion of scrupulously folded paper guns, our interest here at WonderHowTo was instantly piqued. After all, our library has 300+ paper gun tutorials, and we're fascinated with the surrounding subculture. Apparently Frost is fascinat ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to transform a toilet roll to the sling toy. You'll need a toilet paper roll, tape, scissors and a balloon. You can shoot anything out of this simple gun.
At the recent DefCon conference in Las Vegas, researchers opened many of the top commercially available gun safes with simple tools like a straw or a paper clip, and in one case, just by shaking it a bit. The investigation began after the researchers, Toby Bluzmanis, Marc Tobi ...more
One amazing Japanese papercraft enthusiast has built a walking 'robot' that's made of nothing more than paper, rubber bands, and a few wooden shafts for stability. It's been dubbed the 'Paper Robot III,' and even the cogs and gears are made of paper. The creator made a video d ...more
Papercraft guns are the new origami. The new origami for boys, that is. WonderHowto and YouTube are chock full of paper gun tutorials. Many models are simple, but some are impressively realistic, not to mention functional. My personal favorite (unfortunately no tutorial) is t ...more
Using guns in your independent films is risky business, and expensive to boot. Since you probably don't need to actually shoot anything, you can probably get by with a replica prop gun. If you're gonna do that, why not make it yourself? This video will show you how to make a r ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more
If you need a Halloween costume posthaste, you really can't go wrong with a LEGO man costume. And one made from cardboard that is fully functional, well, you'll probably win the "Best Costume" contest hands down. Not only will this mecha-esque costume wow everyone you meet, bu ...more
One of the best things about Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is how realistic he makes the caped crusader feel. Unlike the Joel Schumacher or even the Tim Burton versions, Nolan's world seems grounded in some level of scientific fact. But just how close is science to actual ...more
Make flowers that don't fade and also expresses your love of books! What You'll Need Pages from a book that you don't mind cutting up Button Needle and thread Glue gun Pencil Optional: Tissue or colored paper Safety pin Wooden skewer or chopstick Make Flower Outlines Fin ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper pop gun. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper pop gun. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami ...more
Make your own armor with a weathered look out of Sintra (or expanded PVC foam). You'll need a heat gun, a padded cushion, paper towels, rub'n'buff in silver leaf, a knife, a marking pencil, water and a can of spray primer. Trace your piece onto the Sintra, then use the heat gu ...more
Training to be a deadly assassin? Why not practice on something a little less dangerous, and make a homemade paper blowgun to begin with? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make a sturdy paper blowgun that shoots steel-top darts, and can shoot up to fifty feet. To m ...more
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza demonstrate the way of making medieval candles using tissue paper transfer technique. Steve asks you to first take a piece of tissue paper and a square-shaped chunky stamp. Then you should load the stamp with black pigment. Once the loading is ...more
With a toilet paper tube, a rubber band, some pennies and a condom you can create a gun! Launch spermicide covered pennies at your friends for hours!!! Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks! Make a condom cannon. Click through to watch this video on my ...more
Custom picture frames can be a fun and thoughtful way to display pictures in your home, but they can also cost a lot of money. Here's how you can create unique picture frames without spending a lot. What You Need Picture frame (The frame should be larger than the photo, as y ...more
Tired of carrying that purse around while you are trying to have a conversation or dance the night away? How about a cute little handbag to swing around while you maintain your social life. In this video, you'll learn how to make a silk chiffon handbag inspired by a BluGirl h ...more
Finding the right vase is almost as hard as finding the right flowers to go into that vase. The shape has to be aesthetically pleasing but it must be functional, too, able to support the lengths of various types of flowers. While some flower vases are detable in terms of attr ...more
Grace Bonney from Design-Sponge shows how to create a corkboard and tray from sun print fabric (similar to the craft sun print paper, and available at bluesunprints.com). First iron the sun print fabric, far away from a light source. If printing leaves, first flatten them in a ...more
After taking a beginner’s art class at my local community college I realized two things: one, art supplies are extremely expensive, and two, I am not talented at painting. Although my painting skills are comparable to those of a five year old, I still enjoy art and being creat ...more
Linoleum asphalt mosaics, also called Toynbee Tiles, are artworks permanently embedded in pavement. In this video I'll show you how to construct your own from inexpensive materials. You can get real linoleum (don't use vinyl flooring) for this project by ordering free samples ...more
If you're into paper guns, then you can't just stop at the paper gun, you have to accessorize! This video will show you how to create a paper scope, which can be used for any of your paper gun creations. It's a cross-hair scope that works with shotguns, sniper rifles, pistols, ...more
Okay, a bullseye is easy to make, but what about making a target that is sticky, that lets your projectiles stick right to the bullseye? This video will show you how to make just that… a sticky target. If you have a paper gun (pistol, shotgun, rifle, sniper's rifle, crossbow, ...more
This video tutorial will show you how to build a paper gun that can shoot. The idea behind this is to build a paper gun that can shoot paper pieces and other items, with power from your mouth. This video should help you in the making of your paper gun, which is more like a blo ...more
Learn to make this easy mini paper Uzi gun for gaming with your friends! Supplies: Scissors, Scotch tape (Note: DO NOT USE MASKING TAPE OR DUCT TAPE; IT WILL NOT TURN OUT WELL), lots of paper. 1. Take one piece of paper and roll it up from top to bottom to make a short tube. T ...more
To make this functional paper bowl, an extra large square piece of paper is needed. Learn how use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold a paper bowl anytime you're in a pinch.
Have extra paper and a little bit of spare time to match? Make your own envelopes using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free video origami lesson presents a step-by-step overview of how to produce a simple, functional paper envelope from a she ...more
Looking for a craft project as easy as it is useful? This video demonstrates everything you'll need to know to make simple, functional paper cups using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For detailed instructions, and to get started making your own pa ...more