DIY ProjectsMake a Slingbow in Minutes

Make a Slingbow in Minutes

Turn a slingshot into a slingbow and use it with shot or arrows. This is a cheap easy modification of a slingshot and is a great idea to remember because it could come in handy some day. It is also a neat project for parent and child to make together. Please provide time to train the child and supervise them so that no one gets hurt. The use of the bow and arrow for target shooting and hunting has become more and more popular these days. Unfortunately, many of today’s bows can be quite expensive, which has a tendency to scare many people away for them. This article was created to introduce the reader to a way to convert a simple wrist rocket (also known as a slingshot) into an easy to use bow.

Make a Slingbow in Minutes

This project is from Mountain Medic on Instructables. This project is presented in a way that makes it very easy to read and to follow. All of the things needed to get started and to complete the project can easily be picked up at most local supply or hardware store. Learn how easy it is to create a fully functional bow out of a plain old slingshot. The project includes a complete list of all the materials, supplies and tools needed to make it. It includes a fully downloadable plan which includes a step by step instruction guide. You find several full color pictures that will help provide a nice visual representation.


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Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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