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Project by Mauricio posted 08-04-2014 09:22 PM 1091 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of simple rubber band guns I made with the kids. Made of 2×4 scaps and 1/2” dowels. It was a lot of fun and they had a great time shooting cans with them.

This was a flashback to my fist woodworking projects when I was a kid, they were a lot of fun to make.

Thanks for looking!

Mauricio

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch





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Mosquito

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#1 posted 08-04-2014 09:32 PM

and the hard part, finding a supply of good rubber bands lol

Nicely done man, look like they’re being enjoyed

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#2 posted 08-04-2014 09:54 PM

Como dijo Woody, “Reach for the sky.”

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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#3 posted 08-04-2014 10:11 PM

Pretty cool, Mauricio!
Even double barreled
:)!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#4 posted 08-04-2014 11:14 PM

Cool job. Kids will have fun.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 08-05-2014 12:35 AM

That’s a fun one, great job on it!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#6 posted 08-05-2014 03:43 AM

When I was a kid we just had a clothespin on a stick to stretch and shoot rubber bands. I can’t imagine how much fun we would have had these! I love any project that involves the kids! Great job!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 08-05-2014 09:14 AM

Well done.
The two bandits like them very much I think?

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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Jamie Speirs

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#8 posted 08-05-2014 11:24 AM

Sweet

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Mauricio

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#9 posted 08-05-2014 12:26 PM

Thanks everyone, its a simple project to get the kids in the shop with a finished project in a day.

Man if you Google rubber band guns, you will find there has been some crazy new technological advances in this area since I was a kid. Semi auto, fully auto… crazy.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#10 posted 08-05-2014 12:41 PM

Im lookin forward to setting up the new shop and getting my little guy involved. The stuff you do with your boys is a solid inspiration Mauricio. Shop time with dad has got to be the highlight of the summer!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Tony

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#11 posted 08-05-2014 01:25 PM

Excellent Mauricio.
You fellas did a great job.

-- ~Tony

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kiefer

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#12 posted 08-05-2014 02:02 PM

Nice one Daddy .
Looks like the kids are showing interest and are having fun .

-- Kiefer 松

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#13 posted 08-05-2014 04:59 PM

Very nice !

-- Fabrice - "On est bien bête mais on sent bien quand on se fait mal" - my grandfather

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#14 posted 08-05-2014 08:10 PM

Looks like a lot of fun. Double barrel too!! ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 08-05-2014 10:05 PM

Grand-kids are going to love these.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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