How to Build a Pencil Crossbow

How to Build a Pencil Crossbow

Take your spitball firepower to the next level with this guide for constructing a No. 2 Pencil Crossbow, one of many undersized armaments found in John Austin’s must-read new book Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction.

For those familiar with the classic Bic pen’s true function—not as a lackluster writing implement but as the ideal barrel for a middle school-era rubber band shooter—Mini Weapons is the Holy Grail: a beautifully illustrated guide for making all manner of miniature munitions, from slingshots and catapults to mines and bazookas, with supplies that can be found in any household, office, or classroom. You can start turning implements of work into instruments of war by picking up John Austin’s Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction on Amazon and can find more information at

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Let battle commence…

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