News: 2 DIY Projects from John Austin's Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

2 DIY Projects from John Austin's Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Time's running out—you only have two days left to submit your favorite completed DIY project to the Giveaway Tuesdays corkboard. (Any type of project is okay, as long as it was created by YOU!) Our two favorite projects will receive a free copy of John Austin's Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction is perfect for any mischievous DIYer—from straight up kids to kids-at-heart to bored cubicle workers. To get a taste of what the book has to offer, here are two video tutorials for completing the Seige Catapult and Ping Pong Spud Gun—two selections from the book's collection of 40+ projects.

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The Siege Catapult


  • 3 small binder clips (19mm)
  • 1 Plastic Spoon
  • 4 Wooden Clothespins
  • 9+ Rubber Bands
  • 9 Popsicle Sticks
  • Tape

NOTE: Complete instructions available as downloadable PDF.

The Ping Pong Spud Gun


  • 1 cardboard tube
  • 1 BBQ lighter
  • 1 Ruler
  • 1 Roll of Duct Tape
  • Aqua Net
  • Ping Pong

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