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Make A Stained Bo Staff

Make A Stained Bo Staff

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This instructable will show to make a stained bo staff that is both durable and lightweight, and a great weapon for competing in tournaments with. I have seen very nice bos with inlaid wood in a light/dark pattern, unfortunately they were VERY expensive. Then I hit on the idea of a very inexpensive, easily made bo made from 4 pieces of quarter inch round molding. I have used this bo at several martial arts tournaments to good effect - more fancy than just a plain wood bo, but not covered in holographic silver tape like some tournament bos (which does not sit well with traditionalist judges). 1. Determine the height of bo that you need. Traditionally they are one fist height above your head. 2. Purchase 4 pieces of quarter inch round molding (1/2-in x 1/2-in x 8-ft Stain Grad...
Wing Chun Wooden Dummy Plans

Wing Chun Wooden Dummy Plans

DIY martial arts
A Wing Chun Wooden Dummy is a very expensive piece of Martial art equipment. But it looks fantastic and it is still one of the best training aids to have. But for most people they are just too expensive to buy. So your other option is to make one. We now have a set of plans with all the right measurement and angles. So you can make your very own Wing Chun Wooden Dummy. If you are any way DIY minded you will have no problem making one of these. All you will need is the right measurments and angles to work from. BUT if you are not able to drive a nail into a wall. Chances are you won’t be able to make one. But the good news is just give the plans to a joiner and they will make you one at a fraction of the cost, it would take to buy one. Just remember price will vary depending on
How to make Pepper Spray & More

How to make Pepper Spray & More

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DISCLAIMER: Everything here is just for informational and entertainment purposes. The author can take no responsibility for the consequences of your actions. In fact, taking any notice of anything he writes is just crazy. The guy’s a certifiable loon. But Women out alone at night are still vulnerable to rape and other attacks. And they’re not the only potential victims of violence: society as a whole is getting grimmer and grimmer. So before anyone says “Why should I make pepper spray? Why can’t I just go an buy some. Well if you live in the UK or Ireland plus some other countries such as Belgium and Iceland) the possession of pepper spray by private citizens is illegal. So trying to buy some is out of the question and site’s that sell pepper spray won’t send it to these countri
Make your own heavy Duty Punch / Kick Bag

Make your own heavy Duty Punch / Kick Bag

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Boxing & martial art training and heavy bag training are essentially synonymous. If you are training to become a boxer, it is safe to assume that you will spend a considerable amount of time punching a bag. And if you do not hit a heavy bag, it is rarely by choice. Perhaps you do not have access to a bag. Fortunately, if that is the case, you can make a homemade punching bag without breaking the bank. Homemade punching bags are quite common in the sport of boxing. Many gyms lack funding so it is essential to devise inexpensive workarounds. The tire punching bag serves as a perfect example. Used tires can often be acquired for free. Once they are bolted together, the tires can be hung almost anywhere. Below you can see an example of a young amateur fighter striking a tire bag in ...
How to make Training Nunchaku ( nunchucks ) In 3 minutes

How to make Training Nunchaku ( nunchucks ) In 3 minutes

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Watch a short video on how to make pvc pipe nunchaku (nunchucks) Note : it is best to start with pvc pipe nunchucks until you learn how to use them. It will save you a lot of pain A small bit of history on the nunchaku The nunchaku  is a traditional Okinawan martial arts weapon consisting of two sticks connected at one end by a short chain or rope. Used by Okinawan farmers,[citation needed] it was not a historically popular weapon because it was ineffective against the most widely used weapons of that time, and because few techniques for its use existed. The two sections of the weapon are commonly made out of wood, while the link is a cord or a metal chain. The nunchaku is most widely used in martial arts such as Okinawan kobudō and karate, and is used as a training weapon
Self Defence – How to make Pepper spray at home!

Self Defence – How to make Pepper spray at home!

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In this instructable, I will be showing you how to make your own Pepper spray at home! Commercial Pepper spray is made using capsaicin, the active chemical in chillies. We will be extracting capsaicin from chillies using acetone solvent extraction. We will also add a pepper extract for coughing and sneezing effect. Step 1: Equipment and ingredients First, you will need to get a few pieces of equipment and ingredients together. Equipment: Coffee filter papers 3 small glasses A funnel 250ml acetone Ingredients: 10 chillies (scotch bonnet chillies or hotter. hotter is better!) About 50g of ground black pepper Food colouring of your choice (I used red) Step 2: Preparing chillies Now, we will prepare the chillies so we can extract the capsaicin from them. First, chop up...