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Simply Fun!!!

Ok, I have a whole lot of stuff on this website. And there are lots of things that don't fit into a traditional category. So I have here a new category I call "Simply Fun". Here are the projects that are simply fun!


Hidden BladeMake an Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade that works!

This is a fun project that just uses cardboard or foam board with a rubber band. It really works quite nicely. Make an Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade




two pranks Two easy pranks: Dismembered finger and rattlesnake in an envelope.
easy and fun pranks to pull on your friends. Two Pranks




Scene Box Tatebanko

This is a fun and easy tutorial that goes along with our rolling paper theatre of whimsy. These tatebanko's can be added to scenes in your theatre. In this tutorial we show how to make a tatebanko that's a little different from previous ones we've had. These boxes can really bring some life to your theater and the epic tales being told. Make a Scene Box Tatebanko paper Diorama


Make the Assassin's Creed Tomahawk

This a great project based off of the new Assassin's Creed. Here I show you how to make the Tomahawk wielded by the main character Connor out of a broom handle and some foam board. Make the Assassin's Creed Tomahawk


How to Make
Foam Nunchaku

nunchaku are spinning ninja weapons. I show you how to make a nice pair of them using pipe foam and a broomstick. These are great for practice. How to make foam nunchaku



Hnefatafl - the ancient Viking Board game

This game is also called "The Kings Table". I show you how to make this ancient viking board game and I show you how to play it. Full tutorial with an included video: How to make and Play Hnefatafl



Make a Rubber Band Gun

All you need is a sheet of foamboard. I figured out the engineering of this and it works really well. Fires great too. How to make a rubber band gun.



Make the Leonardo Da Vinci Catapult

This is an interesti ng little project that is based on the designs by DaVinci. All you need is an embroidery hoop as the source of kinetic energy to fire the catapult. Make the DaVinci Catapult





Light-up Origami

Fun little project that just needs a few parts like an LED. And Voila you have some spectacular origami. How to make Light-up Origami



The Behemoth: Ten foot Trebuchet

This is monster of a Siege engine. I have instructions on how to build one, more pictures and a video showing it launching a six pound rock. Nice project. (the tutorial is not yet done) Check out the Behemoth Trebuchet here







Stop Motion Animation with Pipe Cleaners
I show you how to do an easy stop motion animation with pipe cleaners. And I show you how to make a little animation studio with just a box and a few materials. I also have a 1 minute stop motion animation I made and you can watch. The picture is a screenshot from the little animation. Stop Motion Animation with Pipe Cleaners I also have lots of other Stop motion animation projects like how to use clay.



DragonSlayer Bazooka

The Dragonslayer series of Weapons