5 Survival Homemade Weapons

Last Updated: September 11, 2022

Want to make some awesome homemade weapons?

In a hazardous environment, homemade weapons and survival gear are critical. With these simple-to-make DIY weapons and gears, you can improve your safety and survival now.

Check out our list of 5 Survival Homemade Weapons.


5 Survival Homemade Weapons You Can Make In A Weekend

1.Bow & Arrow

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A PVC pipe or a very solid limb can be used to make a bow. It is not difficult to construct one.

You’ll need:

  • A 5 feet in length, 2 inches in diameter branch or a PVC pipe.
  • Knife.
  • Paracord.

Here’s how to build the bow:

  1. Place the PVC or branch on one end and locate the exact middle. To indicate the handhold position, make a line 3 inches on either side of the center.
  2. Using a drawknife, whittle down the middle of the stave to form its belly. Only wood from the belly should be removed.
  3. When you’re holding the bow, notch both ends of the stave at a 45-degree angle.
  4. Make a braid out of the bow. There should be a 5-inch space between the string and the stave’s center.
  5. Tiller the bow and pull down on the string to ensure that it is well-balanced. If the bow curves equally from both ends, it is well-balanced.

Once you have your bow, you’ll need some arrows.

Here’s how to make the arrows.

You’ll need:

  • Branches from maple or willow.
  • Feathers.

Here’s how to make arrows:

  1. When you’re finished, your tree should look something like this. To make it appear more natural, remove any small branches and bark from the branches.
  2. Cut the arrows to the chosen length.
  3. Cut a nock in one end of the arrow.
  4. Glue feathers to the end near the notch.
  5. Sharpen the other end to a very sharp point, or attach an arrowhead of stone, shell, or steel.

2. Pepper Spray

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One of the most basic DIY weapons is pepper spray. It’s a simple self-defense tool to create.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Hot dried chili peppers
  • Black pepper
  • Spray bottle
  • Water

Here’s how to make it:

  • Pour some chili peppers into a bowl.
  • Grind it to expose the seeds.
  • Add water and black pepper to the chili peppers.
  • Stir.
  • Boil the mixture.
  • Let it cool and then pour it inside a spray bottle.

3. Homemade Taser Gun

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Stun guns are great homemade weapons.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Piezoelectric sparker (with batteries) – This is what you’ll use to light backyard barbecues.
  • 2 AAA batteries with holder
  • Electrical wire
  • Hot glue gun
  • Cutter
  • Screwdriver
  • Dremel
  • Pliers
  • Soldering iron

Here’s how to make a Taser:

  1. Remove the lighter’s light mechanism, and store the casing and fasteners for later.
  2. Remove all of the internal wiring, including those from the metal neck’s base.
  3. Connect the wires to the contacts with 2 pieces of thick electrical wire.
  4. Attach the battery holder to the battery wire.
  5. Put everything back into the lighter casing.
  6. Remove the insulation and cut the ends of the thick wire near the base. Strip the ends, tin them, and then assemble your project.
  7. To make small hooks, cut two 1-inch pieces of ordinary wire. Connect the thick wire’s end to the tiny wires.
  8. Glue the wires in place.
  9. Test the system.
  10. Close the casing.

4. Flamethrower

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A lighter and a can of hairspray may be used to construct a flamethrower.

A diesel nozzle, a petrol tank, an air compressor, a hose, and some fittings may all be used to make one quickly.

Here’s a cool video showing how you can make a great flamethrower:

5. Homemade Spiked Bat

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The spiky bat is a must-have for the zombie apocalypse, but it’s also a useful tool against intruders and wild animals in real life.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Wooden baseball bat
  • Three dozen 6-inch nails
  • A hammer
  • A vice
  • A drill

Here’s how to make a spiked bat:

  1. At the non-handle section of the bat, drill many holes from one side to the other through the center so they go all around.
  2. When you drive a nail into the bat, make sure the head of the nail is flush with the surface. The nails should be long enough to protrude from the other side of the bat.

It’s true that firearms are an important tool in a self-defense situation. These DIY weapons should be enough for home security. Of course, don’t forget to exercise caution while constructing them.

These are still weapons, and there’s always the potential of being harmed while working with them. Take extra measures to protect yourself from harm and injury.

Have you tried making your own homemade weapons before? We want to hear from you. Share your experience in the comment section below!

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