If you want to make flash powder or black powder for your own fireworks show, you're probably going to need some potassium nitrate, which is KNO3, or saltpeter. Potassium nitrate can be bought online, or at your local hardware store in the form of saltpeter, like Grant's Stump Remover and Spectracide's Stump Remover.
This is a detailed description and demonstration on how to make a Molotov cocktail. Molotov cocktail, mockingly named after Vyacheslav Molotov, is the generic name for a variety of improvised incendiary weapons, also known as the petrol bomb, gasoline bomb, or Molotov bomb. Simple to make, they are frequently used by rioters.
This DIY pistol crossbow is very dangerous, so make sure you use extreme caution after construction. You don't want to DIY yourself a jail sentence!
This is my mini, but insanely powerful Scorpyd crossbow. It took me two weeks on and off to make this miniature crossbow, and it's stronger than original crossbows due to its design (scorpyd)—it's way more powerful than my other crossbows, like my mini wooden crossbow.
This video tutorial will show you how to clean and lubricate the Glock firearm. The Glock is the weapon that police, special units, security serves and the military use, and there's a reason and it's because of its polymer design and minimum weight, not to mention reliability.
This bomb is far better than any of the simple bombs on this website and all the equipment can be bought in a supermarket. So, have fun!
Mentos and coke water rocket? Been there, done that and such an old trick. If you're a fan of (relatively) safe explosives but the thought of packing another Mentos into a two liter makes you groan, then this water bottle rocket will be a pleasant alternative.
Some of the most distinctive tools of the ninja in popular culture are the smoke bombs they throw at the ground the instantly go off without lighting them, yielding a dense cloud of smoke through which they escape. This video will show you how to make ninja smoke bombs at home you can use to make yourself vanish. Very useful for family gatherings and corporate meetings. Active ingredients include stump killer and matchheads, both always fun.
Acetone peroxide is a primary high explosive. It is the product of the reaction between hydrogen peroxide and acetone and is an acid catalyst. It is notable for being a high explosive that does not contain nitrogen, but is very unstable and typically too dangerous for practical uses in an impure form. The oxidization that occurs when burning is:
Here I shall show you how to make stable flash powder for all your uses in firework. It's not real flash powder, but the result is pretty good and not so sensitive like real flash powder. In my country, fireworks with flash powder inside of them are illegal, so I decided to make my own.
Before you try and build this DIY taser, beware— you could go to jail if you go around tasing people with it. Just having one could give you a fine, because they're not legal in some cities and states. If you still want to make one, proceed ahead.
This explosive video tutorial will show you how to make homemade black powder without using any sulfur.
Air guns aren't that expensive or hard to come by, but for the DIY inclined that doesn't always matter does it? This video will teach you how to make an awesome metal air gun that holds 120+ psi and shoots either ball bearings or blow darts. One of the easiest to make and most powerful homemade air-based weapons out there.
Learn how to tie a display knot on a Sageo for a sword's saya. The Sageo is the hanging cord made of silk, cotton or leather that passes through a hole in the kurigata of a Japanese sword's saya (or scabbard or sheath, which holds the blade of a sword).
Learn how to your build own shotgun and bullets or shells with this three part video. Part 1 of 3 - How to Build your own shotgun and shells.
Ruger 10/22 rifles are ideally suited for informal target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, and action-shooting events. Many models exist, including the standard 10/22 Carbine, the Ruger Deluxe Sporter, the Ruger All-Weather 10/22, Rifle models, a Compact model, and a Target model.
Check out this video tutorial on how to make dextrin with corn starch. To make this dextrin, good for most fireworks or other pyrotechnic needs, you'll need corn starch, a cookie sheet, a flat metal spatula and an oven. Making dextrin just might be easier than you think, just don't burn it in the oven.
See how to remove and install grips on a Luger P08 pistol (also known as Pistol Parabellum). You'll need a good gun screwdriver set, and you'll be ready to take that grip off of your weapon.
Follow some expert gunsmiths at Brownells as they walk you through simple procedures for customizing, repairing, and maintaining your firearms. This weapons video tutorial will teach you how to replace the barrel on a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle.
What kind of fireworks will you be handling tomorrow during your 4th of July celebration? Firecrackers? Torpedoes? Roman candles? Homemade aerial ball shells with a potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur mixture?
The RGD-5 hand grenade is a post World War II Russian anti-personnel fragmentation grenade. It is still in service in many of Russia's former client states.
With the plethora of chemicals in homes today, it's easy to make a bomb here and there. This video tutorial will show you how to make an explosive toilet bowl cleaner and foil bomb. For your supplies, gather up some toilet bowl cleaner, specifically "The Works", a water bottle, some aluminum foil and some rubber gloves. Soon enough you'll have an awesome chemical grenade.
At home, owning a rifle is either for sport or fanaticism. Having an M4 Carbine, however, is illegal. Only government agencies can own and use the Colt M4 Carbine, most notably— the U.S. Military. And for a soldier, that rifle means life or death, so it’s the number one concern for soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan today. For a soldier, cleaning and maintaining their issued weapon is always priority, because an unclean rifle can resort in jams, misfires, and other malfunctions.
Smoke comes in many flavors. This video demonstrates the construction of a smoke bomb out of a few creative household items: a soda can, a piece of paper, some body spray, and scissors. This process is unlike the ones used in most of the other smoke bomb procedure videos out there, and is definitely worth trying out if you enjoy this sort of thing.
Ping pong balls can do a surprising amount of damage when they hit someone, as any Polish Ping Pong player knows, and launcher them effectively is great fun. This video will show you how to make the Ping Ponger, a ping pong ball launcher made almost exclusively of PVC pipe.
If you consider yourself an advanced at-home smoke bomb maker, watch this video! It demonstrates how to make a rather larger, more elaborate smoke bomb than most of it's competitors while still utilizing mostly common household materials. You will need a goodly amount of PVC pipe and a large number of sparklers, but neither of those things should be too hard to come by, and the resulting smoke screen could obscure the escapes of dozens, if not hudnreds of ninjas!
Simon Phoenix used one in Demolition Man, terrorists got their hands on them in Eraser, and you've probably shot one in Halo, but are electromagnetic projectile weapons more than just science-fiction?
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to make a high-powered stun gun out of easily obtained supplies. This easy to find materials would be some wire strippers, some wire, needle nose pliers, rubber gloves, a knife, scissors, a screwdriver, and an old disposable camera. Once you make this powerful taser (or stun gun), be careful, because this device delivers a VERY powerful shock.
Bored at home? Kick your day off right by getting creative and making your very own homemade crossbow! Learn how to make this weapon with materials readily available at your local hardware store and just a few hours of your time.
This is the coolest homemade missile launcher ever!! Shoots Estes rockets better than any other! Just a trip to a hardware store and a electronic store, and you could be shooting missiles off of your shoulder in no time.
If you own a knife, it's important that you keep it as sharp as possible. Having a dull knife can be troublesome since it may be more difficult to use. In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a knife really sharp using the appropriate material found at certain stores. Good luck, be careful and enjoy!
By mixing potassium nitrate (KNO3) and sugar, you can get one hell of an amazing smoke bomb or rocket propellent. This video tutorial will show you how to make the potassium nitrate and sugar smoke bomb, just use extreme caution when making it.
A pen gun is a cool way to make a mini weapon with very cheap materials. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a homemade pen gun that is super easy to build and will definitely shoot like a pro. This gun shoots fast, hard and far.
Hello again, faithful audience. In this article I will be showing you how to take care of an AK-47 rifle. These are, in my opinion, the finest rifles ever made, mostly because of their extremely high reliability factor. Even people who have never touched an AK are aware of its reputation as the toughest gun of all time. If you are fortunate enough to own one of these, you will need to learn how to clean it and take care of it.
Watch this weapons video from Talon Training Group, LLC to learn how to clean the Springfield XD series pistol. This Springfield Armory XD Series handgun is a semi-automatic, sub-compact 9mm firearm. The XD (X-Treme Duty) series is very reliable and accurate, and are polymer-framed and striker-fired. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to clear, disassemble, clean, and reassemble one of these Springfield XD pistols.
Everyone knows what a Glock is. It's one of the most recognizable semi-automatic handguns in the world, made by Glock Ges.m.b.H. in Austria. And it's best known for its notorious polymer plastic frame, which makes it a lightweight firearm that can hide under the radar.
This is a short instructional on how to get that blade out fast with your folding knife. Watch the mechanisms of the thumbstud lock and learn the fast technique of flipping it out, so you could look cool. All the girls will be flocking to you in no time.
Here is a video tutorial on how to make an easy electronic ignitor out of a Christmas light. It's fairly simple and straightforward, so you could probably turn out 10 ignitors in 5 minutes.
This how to video demonstrates how high-output smoke bombs can be created using materials commonly found around the household or easily purchased at any supermarket. Approximately 25 smoke bombs can be made for only 2 bucks worth of expendable materials! Caution: The following video should be viewed for reference use only. Always take appropriate safety precautions when working with chemicals.
In this clip, learn how to take household items and make a simple pea shooter. Once you've got it assembled, all you have to do is add peas and you're ready to fire! This is a great gun to make because it's surprisingly powerful and is super cheap to assemble. Check it out!