Hot Explosives & Fireworks How-Tos

How To: Make a simple bomb

This video explains how to make a bomb at home by using some simple items. This can be done by taking some potassium and some sugar. Then mix the both in a tub. Then place 2 lighter gas cans on the mixture. There you have a home made bomb. This can be used as some fireworks in a party or in beaches to celebrate an occasion. This is just for fun purpose and most importantly it should be used in open spaces only.

How To: Make Stable Flash Powder

Here I shall show you how to make stable flash powder for all your uses in firework. It's not real flash powder, but the result is pretty good and not so sensitive like real flash powder. In my country, fireworks with flash powder inside of them are illegal, so I decided to make my own.

How To: Make a smoke bomb at home out of chemicals

Do you like smoke bombs, but find yourself unsatisfied with the store bought models? Then this video is here to help you make your own in the comfort and warmth of your home. Using powerful ingredients like stump remover and gunpowder make this particular homemade bomb much more dangerous than some of the others available on this site, but will no doubt render the results much more spectacular. The addition of hair to the mix is innovative, and sure to make the results much more stinky than t...

How To: Make a Molotov cocktail with gasoline

This is a detailed description and demonstration on how to make a Molotov cocktail. Molotov cocktail, mockingly named after Vyacheslav Molotov, is the generic name for a variety of improvised incendiary weapons, also known as the petrol bomb, gasoline bomb, or Molotov bomb. Simple to make, they are frequently used by rioters.

How To: Make an impact flash bomb

Learn how to make an impact flash bomb! With this video tutorial, you'll be making ninja grenades in no time! Throw these grenades to the ground and make your escape in a flash of puff and smoke. To make these flash bombs, you'll need a ping pong ball, sandpaper, superglue, flash powder, tissue, matches, and scissors. Make an impact flash bomb.

How To: Make your own black powder substitute

In this Weapons video tutorial you will learn how to make your own black powder substitute. For this you will need potassium nitrate, charcoal, sugar, a digital scale and a spoon. Take 16 grams of potassium nitrate and crush it make it into a fine powder. Then take 4 grams of sugar and mix it with potassium nitrate powder. Finally take 3 grams of charcoal and add it to the previous mixture. Mix the powder well so that all three ingredients are well mixed. Your black powder substitute is now r...

How To: Make an electric igniter

In order to make an electric igniter, you will need black powder, dextrin, a twisty-tie, electrical tape, scissors, steel wool, and needle-nose pliers. This is how to make an electric ignitor like the pros do it, or the pros without proper funds, so pay attention for a cheap alternative to lighting off fireworks or rockets.

How To: Make a smoke bomb easily at home

This video really stands out from the homemade ping pong ball smoke bomb pack. It uses three ping pong balls, more than most of it's competitors, but the real innovation here is the use of a pencil and specific arrangement of the ping pong balls to create a sort of chimney at the top of the bomb that all of the smoke emerges from in a concentrated stream, as opposed to the diffuse smoke produced by many of the simpler bombs. A very cool effect indeed, and one worth watching even if you think ...

How To: Make gunpowder from charcoal and sodium nitrate

To make gunpowder from charcoal and sodium nitrate you will need two parts sodium nitrate or salt peter, one part sulfur and a bit more than one part of charcoal. First, shave the charcoal into a bowl or crush it with a hammer. Then, add the sodium nitrate or salt peter and the sulfur to the bowl. Mix it well into the crushed charcoal compound. Your gunpowder is now ready to be used. Store your gunpowder in a plastic bag for convenient access. You can buy the gunpowder ingredients at a pharma...

How To: Make a smoke bomb with potassium nitrate and wax

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a smoke bomb. The materials required for this project are: 60g of potassium nitrate, 40g of sugar, 40g of paraffin wax, fuse, scale, boiler, bowl, stove, spoon, foil and tape. Begin by mixing the potassium nitrate and sugar into a bowl. Then melt the paraffin wax in a boiler and let it cool for several minutes. Now add the KNO3 mixture into the paraffin wax, and mix it all together. Then place the mixture into the container and light it up. Th...

How To: Make a smoke bomb out of creative household items

Ammonium nitrate is a dangerous explosive found in a surprising number of household items, including cold packs and fertilizer. This video demonstrates a relatively safe application of this chemicals powers, the construction of a homemade smoke bomb. In this case, the ammonium nitrate comes from cold packs, and is first dissolved in water in a bucket and then absorbed into a newspaper, which forms the body of the bomb. The massive amount of smoke produced is very impressive relative to other ...

How To: Make a large smoke bomb at home with household items

If you consider yourself an advanced at-home smoke bomb maker, watch this video! It demonstrates how to make a rather larger, more elaborate smoke bomb than most of it's competitors while still utilizing mostly common household materials. You will need a goodly amount of PVC pipe and a large number of sparklers, but neither of those things should be too hard to come by, and the resulting smoke screen could obscure the escapes of dozens, if not hudnreds of ninjas!

Reusable Fireworks: DIY Bang Snaps You Can Throw or Smash

They go by many names—poppers, throwdowns, snappers, or bang snaps—but we all know them when we see them. These teeny tiny "fireworks" have been around for over 60 years and are still popular today because they're super cheap and safe for people of all ages to use. Each one contains a piece of gravel with a very small amount of silver fulminate high explosive, all wrapped up in cigarette paper. The paper makes them a huge pain to clean up later, and once you throw one down it's done.

How To: Make a hydrochloric acid bomb

This how-to video describes how to make a fairly simple hydrochloric acid bomb. The bomb that is made in this video does not have an extremely large blast radius, but it can still cause damage. This particular hydrochloric acid bomb is contained in a bottle and will explode due to the chemical reaction between clorhidric acid and aluminum. All that is needed to make the bomb is the clorhidric acid, aluminum, and a bottle.

How To: Make napalm at home with household products

Making napalm at home from household products. First, take a metal can and fill the can up about quarter of the way. Break apart some Styrofoam and put it in the gas. Mix this until the Styrofoam dissolves and becomes a gooey mix. Let the gas soak into the piece of Styrofoam that is in the can. Once the Styrofoam is saturated with gas you can pull it out of the can and light it.You do not want to get this on you once it is lit. It will stick to you and burn you very badly. Please use caution ...

How To: Make flash paper without using acid

Flash paper is a fun little tool, mostly useful for scaring people, doing magic shows, or scaring people during magic shows. Here, learn how to make it yourself at home without using the dangerous chemicals, including acids, inherent in most processes for it's manufacture. All you need is an oven, a gas cooker, a few simple chemical ingredients, and a desire to make paper burn more quickly than it already does.

How To: Make a bomb from chlorine and alcohol

The video will show you how to make a bomb using chlorine and alcohol. Take 2-3 tablespoons of powder chlorine and put it in an ice mountain bottle or a plastic bottle. Add about 1/4 a cup of clear rubbing alcohol. Screw on the lid and shake a couple times until it makes a crackling noise. If you're just testing the bomb, set it down somewhere safe so no one gets hurt. The alcohol will start to boil and turn yellow. It gets really hot, and the bottle will expand a lot and then explode!

How To: Build orange smoke bombs

This video tutorial will show you how to make a smoke bomb with simple household items.You can use this smoke grenade for cover and concealment for your mock military operations, or simply for a prank to freak your friends... you can eve use it for special effects in a cheap film, for a large cloud of orange smoke.

How To: Make an MRE bomb

Most homemade bomb videos feature young hoodlums from the suburbs making relatively safe smoke bombs out of common household materials. This is not one of those videos. This one features some of the world's most explosive-savvy people, United States Marines, making a bomb out of something near and dear to all of their hearts, the Meal Ready-to-Eat, or MRE. By concentrating the heating agent used in these meals in a canteen, the Marines are able to create a powerful, if somewhat delayed, explo...

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