(Short Video) Here's a marshmallow crossbow I made for my daughter. She loves it.

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Blog entry by BTimmons posted 11-24-2014 04:38 PM 2542 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

(Edited) Looks like I forgot to link to the actual video. Sorry!

Inspiration courtesy of Steve at Woodworking for Mere Mortals. That link has free plans so you can make one yourself.

I didn’t follow the plans to the letter, I watched the video once with my daughter and just kinda winged it from memory, so astute viewers might note that a few details are off. When my almost five year old is “helping”, I don’t exactly have the same focus and time to make something with the level of workmanship I usually aspire to.

But she loves it, which is what matters. She can nock the cord and pull the trigger herself with no problems.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#1 posted 11-24-2014 06:33 PM

Nice, making things with & for children provides a great deal of satisfaction.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 12-03-2014 01:36 AM

:) Good one Brian

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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