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Pen Gun That’ll Shoot Matchsticks – Step by Step Tutorial 1.50/5 (30.00%) 2 votes

Have you ever wanted to shoot a match? Well now you can with this step by step tutorial. Step 1 is to gather the materials you need.

step 1 matchstick pen shooter

Step 2 is to take apart the pen.

take apart pen for matchstick shooter

Next cut the ink holder about an inch from the bottom.

Cut ink holder

After you cut the ink holder you will then cut the head of the match off and then half the remaining matchstick in half.

Cut up the matchstick

Cut match stick in two

Now you will need to cut a rubber band in half like the screenshot below shows.

Cut rubber band in half

You will want to use the rubber band you just cut in half to tie the two matchstick halves to the end of the ink holder.

Tie matchstick to ink holder

Now tie the other rubber band to the hollow blue piece like this:

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Next you will need to insert the white ink holder into the blue hollow piece and attach the rubber band on the blue piece in between the two halved matchstick on the end of the white ink holder.

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Insert a match into the top of white ink holder.

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Get a matchbox, strike the match and watch it fly!

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