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Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Make mayhem from your stationery with 35 models to build yourself

John Austin

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Prose: non-fiction, Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques, Hobbies, quizzes & games

Troublemakers of all stripes discover the components and directions needed to build an impressive, if somewhat miniaturised, arsenal.

We've come a long way from the Peashooter Era: with the advent of modern household products and office supplies - binder clips, clothespins, rubber bands, ballpoint pens, toothpicks, paper clips and plastic utensils - the everyday junk drawer can hold all the materials needed to create pocket-sized weaponry.

Toy designer John Austin provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for each project, including materials and ammo lists, clear diagrams, and construction tips, for mayhem-loving MacGyvers. The 35 devices include catapults, slingshots, minibombs, darts, and combustion shooters. Build a tiny trebuchet from paper clips and a D-cell battery. Wrap a penny in a string of paper caps to create a surprisingly impressive "bomb." Several of the projects even include variations where combatants mount laser pointer sights to their shooters to increase their accuracy.

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Praise for Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Make mayhem from your stationery with 35 models to build yourself

  • Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction, your new handbook for turning office high jinks into an art form...don't worry: there's nothing inside that will land you on an FBI watch list. (We don't think.) - urbandaddy.com

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