Homemade weapons are actually pretty badass and they come in handy when you have no weapons left in your arsenal. Check out the updated list below to see our top 14 picks of homemade weapons!
14 Badass Homemade Weapons To Add To Your Arsenal
We want to share our pick of homemade but badass weapons. These weapons are useful, but for now, they are mainly for fun and entertainment—items for collection, if you will. But if the situation really calls for it though, these homemade weapons would be handy.
1. PVC Pipe Compound Bow
Get all raw and basic with your skills by making your own compound bow. Bows and arrows are badass weapons but they can be pretty expensive. But this DIY project does not put a strain on your wallet as it can be made from inexpensive, readily available materials.
2. Homemade Pepper Spray
Pepper sprays are for everyone because it is convenient to carry and can protect you when SHTF. Just spray it in the face of the attacker and escape the situation instantly to call for backup or help. This homemade self-defense weapon is easy to make.
This pepper spray is one of my personal favorites, check it out here.
3. Multifunction Pocket Tool
If you’re looking for a more convenient homemade weapon then you need these bad boys. Other than being weapons, multifunction pocket tools also help you with your everyday tasks. You can easily make and customize these DIY pocket tools to fit your specific need.
This pen fits in your pocket and a lethal weapon, check out the Tacpen here.
4. Pump Action Rocket Gun
This inexpensive rocket gun is a fun project and a cool item to have around. The DIY is very simple and relatively cheap as well. The entire project, including a bunch of ammo, could easily be made for around $20.
5. Homemade Taser Gun
When we’re talking about self-defense, some people tend to purchase a taser gun or a stun gun. That’s what most people think of buying when they want to have some protection or weapon they can easily use in an emergency situation. But instead of buying a taser gun, you can also make your own.
6. Primitive Club Tool
If stuck in the wilderness with limited resources, knowing how to make this tool could come in handy. This simple technique will quickly transform a few items into a very useful weapon and tool. Just like our ancestors did in the stone age.
7. Homemade Bolt Action 12 Gauge
This is my favorite weapon on this list. A homemade bolt action 12 gauge. You can just imagine the power this awesome weaponry is packing. Although you can’t take it anywhere, this weapon is very reliable and can protect you from attackers or home intruders especially when SHTF. My air rifle of choice does not need to be registered and never runs out of ammo.
8. War Hammer
Other war hammer designs may be a bit more difficult to make because they require you to weld, drill, and file. This is one of the easier homemade weapons, and you need nothing more than a black pipe. It’s a simple design, and the name says it all. Don’t underestimate the power of the war hammer!
9. Saw Blade Tomahawk
As you can probably tell already, this is one unique homemade weapon. The name leaves little to the imagination when it comes to what this thing is made to do. Almost completely made with a couple pieces of wood, this saw blade Tomahawk is inexpensive to make if you have the right equipment.
This particular flamethrower is made to fit in a normal backpack. With an air compressor, a diesel nozzle, a fuel tank, hose, and some fittings, you’ll have a flamethrower! What’s more awesome about this homemade flamethrower is it can run on tiki torch fuel. We recommend grabbing this one from Amazon.
This classic weapon is brought to another level with this DIY project. This giant trebuchet has an equally giant amount of power, making it capable of catapulting things with immense force. Since this project is pretty big, you can invite your buddies over to help you make an awesome trebuchet.
12. Homemade Landmine
You can actually make an airsoft landmine by using airsoft pellets. But since you’re making a landmine, be very, very careful. You might be making this one for fun but things can go badly for you and other people if you’re not careful enough.
Have an old television around? You can turn it into something way cooler than it’s former, dated identity with a few steps. With some simple disassembling, you can have 2000 degrees of heat to use for cooking, water sanitation, or just to burn things. You can actually use the screen of an old TV to make a death ray!
14. Pipe Gun
This is another one of the classic homemade weapons. Using a few items from your garage, you can make your own pipe gun. But remember it takes risk to make one, so please be careful. Don’t mindlessly test this pipe gun by shooting someone or something as it can potentially hurt you and other people.
Watch this video and learn how to make a homemade .22 caliber pistol:
What do you think of these homemade weapons? These are fine for home protection but you have to be extra careful in making these—especially when you are testing them. Remember these weapons are still dangerous even if they are homemade.
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