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How To Make A PVC Pipe Bow

A bow out of a PVC pipe?  Yes indeed! Quite an interesting idea and it is surprisingly easy to make. Not to mention powerfull and effective.

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Looks pretty nice don't you think?

In order to make this bad boy, you will need a few items you most likely already have lying around.

PVC Pipe

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It is a PVC Pipe bow after all. Make an incision on each end(this is where the pulleys will go). Next up cut the pipe in half make sure you do this right!

Pulley

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We will need 2 of those.

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Grab them and make them fit in the incisions we made earlier to the pipe, adjust as needed.

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Finally, use a screw for each one to hold it in place.

A small piece of wood.

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Cut the wood trapezoidal form. Note you can do it with a normal saw as well.

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Now attach one pipe to the newly cut wood piece. Use 2-3 screws to fix it in place.

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Same for the second pipe. You are getting pretty good at this.

Rope

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Looking pretty cool don't you think? Attach the rope to the small wheels.

Bonus

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Add a toothbrush head for extra shooting stability.

Time to see it in action!

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Paul Stevens

Written by Paul Stevens

I've always been an outdoorsman. Growing up in the mountains
twenty five miles from the nearest town (of only 1000 people
even!) will do that for you.

Since moving on from my first career as a wildland firefighter,
I've run a travel adventure company, built my own home in the
wilds of North Idaho and recently taken a stab at this writing
thing. Happy to be a Ready Tribe contributor.

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