News: Fully Functional DIY Pump Action Shotgun Made Out of Paper

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. The shotgun is made of approximately 97% paper, the remaining 3% consisting of pins, wires, and springs. Check out all the videos below to see the finer details, including the trigger group, shell stop, and disassembly ...

How To: Throw a paper airplane far

This video will teach you the three most important tips which you will need in order to throw a paper airplane far. First, you will need to use your dominant or stronger hand. Next, you will need to throw the airplane as if you were throwing a baseball, taking a slight forwards step as you throw it as well. Finally, you will need to make sure that you release the paper airplane at the proper point of your throw, at the maximum part of the arc and not when your arm starts arcing downwards. By ...

News: 50 FREE Papercraft Robot Downloads

One of the greatest things about the internet? Free papercraft downloads. Enjoy Botropolis' collection of 50 fun robots. Just download, print, and assemble. My top ten favorites below. Wall-E. Robocop. Optimus Prime. R2-D2. The Terminator. Poseable Toy Robot. Retro Bot. Godzilla. Poco Bot with 6 rotation points. Robot Owl.

How To: Make a paper airplane fly farther

In this video, you are shown how to create a paper airplane and most importantly, how to make it fly farther. You will need a paper airplane, a stapler, and some tape and scissors. You staple the paper airplane all the way to the back without hitting either wing. You create three rows of these staples. This will make the airplane "closed" so it will glide farther. To get even balanced weight which will make it glide further, first tape along the entire top ridge, then you use scissors and mak...

How To: Make watermarks in paper for security

Don't fret too much if your watermark is barely noticeable when you're finished with this project - the less obvious it is, the better a job you've done. Watermarkers are present in many types of paper, especially the monetary kind. If you hold up a ten dollar bill you'll see a watermark of Thomas Jefferson's face on the right, proving the bill is real.

How To: Make a newspaper tree

The Professor of Silliness returns with some paper. Watch this instructional video to make a tall tree out of newspaper. You need an old newspaper, masking tape, and scissors. Simply lay out the newspaper pages from end to end and tape them together. Then roll it up at a diagonal, starting from one corner, and pack i it into a compact tube. Use tape to keep the tub intact Use the scissors to cut vertical lines half way down the newspaper tube. Pull out the inner most layer and turn your recyc...

How To: Make a tin foil airplane glider

Learn how to make the perfect tinfoil airplane glider, every time. Obtain a rectangular sheet of tinfoil. Fold the shorter side of the rectangle foil in half and make a crease. Unfold the foil. Fold one of the corners into the middle crease. Fold the opposite corner into the middle crease. Fold the side into the middle crease. Fold the foil in half along the middle crease. Fold each side down so that it meets with the bottom crease and creates flaps. Press down on plane to strengthen the crea...

How To: Make a sticky target with glue for shooting paper guns

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, etc) that shoots projectile papers, this is the perfect temporary target for them. It's temporary because it involves glue, which will dry in time, and then your stickiness is gone. Try it out.

How To: Make a Peek-A-Boo card

Store bought card can sometimes seem impersonal and rushed, and it's always so hard to find the right one. But, handmaking a card for someone can show them how much you care. This video tutorial will show you how to create something that we at WonderHowTo think is a super cute card idea.

How To: Make brand new paper look antique

Whether it be for a school project or just a funky looking journal or letter, making your paper look antique is very easy. Antique paper is great for invitations, props, unique stationary..lots of things! This tutorial will teach you how to age your brand new paper instantly for a neat, old fashioned look.

How To: Make a paper gun that shoots sniper

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 recycle. You'll learn how to make the actual gun as well as your bullets. Also, be safe and have good clean fun with your home made paper gun.

How To: Get wrinkles out of old documents, money, and more

Have some old documents or paper that seem to be all wrinkled and crimped up? Looking for a way to make them look mostly like new again? Well you're in luck, in this video you will get some basic tips for taking that wrinkly piece of paper and making it look like new again. The paper used in this video is a $20 bill.

How To: Make paper mache mirrors

This illustrate us how to make paper mache mirror. Here are the following steps.Step 1:Take a piece of cardboard and make two circle on it with two different circumference.Step 2: Now cut through the outer circle as well as the inner circle to obtain the rim.Step 3 : Now take a sheet of cardboard and cut it in shape of a flower.Step 4: In the center of the sheet place the rim.Step 5: Now along the petals of the flower stick a pile of rounded newspaper.Step 6 : On this newspaper and cardboard ...

How To: Make a paper scope with crosshairs for paper guns

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, and more. It's a great add-on to better any of your guns, for aesthetic beauty and accuracy. Add this sight now!

How To: Make paper look 200 years old using coffee

In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coats onto the paper until the brown looks like it' realistic. To finish, use distressed marks over the paper, then use a blow dry to dry off the entire thing. To finish, apply a couple more coats of coffee to the paper, the...

How To: Make a Scrapbook Shaker Box Easily

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a scrapbook shaker box at home. You will need: square card stock shape, another square card stock shape with a hole in the middle, and a piece of acrylic. First, place the acrylic along the piece of card stock with a hole on it and glue them down together on all four sides. Next, attach a journal entry to the center of the other card stock square. Now, line adhesive to the acrylic piece on three sides and stick the card stock to the adhesive. You can now...

How To: Make a Beretta paper gun

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 out of it too if you feel the need to.

How To: Craft, fold and decorate a kimono card

These kimono cards are so much fun to make. The idea came from an old issue of The Rubber Stamper magazine (Sept. 2005), with the addition of a few things, like bunny slippers and the geisha girl. They are simple to make once you have the instructions. Check out this card-making video tutorial to see how to craft, fold and decorate a kimono card.

How To: Make a simple airplane glider

This video is based on similar ideas from Dr. Ken Blackburn's world record paper airplane. You will need a sheet of paper and a flat surface. After you have completed the plane throw it over your head to get a smooth and slow glide. Your will find the video easy to follow and your plane will fly with style and stability.

How To: Make a sturdy pepakura Halo 3 helmet using jesmonite

Pepakura is the Japanese word for papercraft. So yes, pepakura does include origami. Specifically, the term refers to 3D models made from paper. And what better contraption to make out of paper than this awesome Halo 3 (XBox 360) helmet? Broken down into its geometric components, this helmet is a life-size replica of the helmets you wear in the game.

How To: Make an egg carton tulip

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make an egg carton tulip. Cut out two cups from an egg carton. Then cut petals into the cups by cutting out triangular shapes. Make four petals on each cup. Then with a pencil, poke two holes on the bottom of one cup opposite each other in line with the two lowest points of the petals. Do a similar thing on the other cup but, in line with the two highest points of the petals. Then take a pipe cleaner and pass it through one hole of on...

How To: Make a bowl from recycled paper

In this video, Liz Grotyohann demonstrates how to make decorative bowls from recycled paper. The materials required for the purpose a bowl shaped mold, a blender, a basin of water, a tray, a paper making tool, a sponge, some cloth and any kind of household waste paper like paper bags or junk mail. Liz prefers to use compressed packaging material and lines the bowls with old maps. She wets the map and covers the bowl with it. Pieces of brown paper are put in a blender with water and blended to...

How To: Make a mini book out of a 12x12" piece of paper

First of all you need a single sheet of paper 12 by 12 inches to make a mini book with four pages and measures 6 by 3 inches. You also need a tool for making creases and a knife to cut the paper. Start by folding the paper in half and then crease the middle line. You must always try to make the crease line as crisp and sharp as possible. Now open it out and then again fold it in the middle in the other side. After this step you have to place the paper with the length facing towards you. Now f...

How To: Make a thank you card using Cricut Walk In My Garden

Cardcrazy09 teaches you how to make a thank you card using Cricut. You will need the Walk in my garden cartridge for this. The card itself is a Martha Stewart piece of double sided cardboard. You will need different types of punches to create the white decorative part and the text card. That will be printed with black text. The flowers and the pot are created using Cricut. The pot is placed on top of the flowers and each of them are individually stuck onto the card. Also make sure to add a so...

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