Watch: How to Make a ‘Desktop’ Cannon


Watch: How to Make a ‘Desktop’ Cannon

I suspect that most of us would like to have a cannon. I know I sure wouldn’t mind it! Well, here’s a how-to for whipping up your very own tiny maker of bangs.

It’s quite a simple concept, but he takes it a bit farther by creating an assembly which accepts “cartridges,” i.e. pre-loaded chambers, and fires them by electrically heating up a section of thin wire inside the cartridge head.

Some copper plumbing pipe and fittings, some lumber, some brackets, a switch, and a sacrificial hair dryer all play a part in this interesting little project for a homemade cannon.


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