DIY: How to make a compound crossbow using materials in your garage

Are you bored with the same old DIY projects? Is your workshop overflowing with birdhouses, picture frames and keepsake boxes? Why not put your DIY skills to use constructing your own compound crossbow?

According to Popular Mechanics: "One YouTuber, MrGear, shares the construction of his crossbow in the video below. He built his out of basic pine, a couple springs, pulleys, and some random pieces of hardware.

The pulley system allows his bow to exert much more power, and his add-on scope makes this crossbow extremely accurate. The most difficult part of this build is assembling the trigger mechanism."

To learn more, read "Watch This DIY Compound Crossbow Come to Life" from Popular Mechanics.