Whoosh Boom Splat: The Garage Warrior's Guide to Building Projectile Shooters

  • Publish Date: 2007-03-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: William Gurstelle
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These are the homemade machines that youve dreamed of building, from the high-voltage Night Lighter 36 spud gun to the Jam Jar Jet, the Marshmallow Shooter, and the Yagua Blowgun. Including detailed diagrams and supply lists, Gurstelles simple, step-by-step instructions help workshop warriors at any skill level achieve impressively powerful results. With Whoosh Boom Splat, you can build:

- The Jam Jar Jetthe simple pulse jet engine that roars
- The Elastic Zip Cannona membrane-powered shooter that packs a wallop
- The Mechanical Toea bungee-powered kicking machine
- The Vortex Launchera projectile shooter that uses air bullets for ammunition
- The Clothespin Snap Shooterthe PG-17 version of a clothespin gun that fires fiery projectiles
- The Architronitothe steam-powered cannon conceived by Leonardo da Vinci
And many more!

In addition to learning how to make these cool gadgets, youll find sections packed with information on what makes each machine unique. Gurstelle describes the machines historical origins as only he can: with verve, fun, and the sort of quirky details his legions of fans love. Whoosh Boom Splat is a must-have for every extreme tinkerer.