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Rubber band engineer : build slingshot-powered rockets, rubber band rifles, unconventional catapults, and more guerrilla gadgets from household hardware / Lance Akiyama.

Akiyama, Lance, author. (Author).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 745.57 AKI (Text) 36626103763264 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Eminence Branch 745.57 AKI (Text) 78551000526682 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 745.57 Akiyama (Text) 31208912482553 non-fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 745.57 Akiyama (Text) 78292000358160 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 03/07/2017
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 745.57 AKI (Text) 76682000141449 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 745.592 AKIYAMA (Text) 33946003137226 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781631591044
  • ISBN: 1631591045
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Beverly Massachusetts : Rockport Publishers, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Handheld shooters. Many-thing shooter ; PVC slingshot rifle ; Crossbow ; Bow and arrow -- Mini siege engines. Pyramid catapult ; Enhanced mousetrap catapult ; Floating arm trebuchet ; Da Vinci catapult -- Hydraulic + pneumatic power. Hydraulic and pneumatic systems: the basics ; Pneumatic magic box ; Extending grabber ; Robot arm ; Hydraulic fighting robots -- Flight. Improvised darts ; Slingshot rocket ; Rubber band helicopter -- Other gadgets + contraptions. Paper plane launcher ; Wire loop game ; Propeller-powered car.
Summary, etc.: "Discover unexpected ways to turn common materials into crafty contraptions that range from surprisingly simple to curiously complex. In vivid color photos, you'll be guided to create slingshot rockets, unique catapults, and even hydraulic-powered machines. Whether you build one or all 19 of these designs, you'll feel like an ingenious engineer when you're through." --
Subject: Rubber bands.
Toy making.
Toy guns.
Implements, utensils, etc.

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