How to Make an Elastic Band Paddle Boat


Subtitles by Aysan Entezar. Channel: Aysxn Today I’m gonna show you to make this really cool wooden paddle boat. It uses an elastic band to power it And I made the whole thing out of lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks as you may call them Start by taking a stick, measure it And use a knife to cut it in half If it’s too hard to cut all the way through, you can score it And it should snap on the line Next, take another couple of sticks, and put the pieces you just cut in between like this We’re gonna fix these together by cutting some more sticks to the right length And I’m using a glue gun to add the adhesive I’m putting four strips of wood across the front like this Then a couple more at the back here. I’m also adding a couple of short pieces here, and here Leaving a small gap in the middle And repeating this on the other side It’s not at all critical, but the gap in my boat measures about 3.7cm by 2cm wide Next I’m taking another stick, which I’m going to fix on about here, but first we need to cut it a length So I marked it with a pencil And used my knife again. I added some glue, and fixed it into position And did exactly the same on the other side This is going to be the bottom of our boat, and this is the top And to finish the top, I’m going to add on a small amount of more glue, and stick on these last two bits When it’s all dry, it should look like this And that’s the main structure of our boat complete I’m using my knife, to tidy up any edges and shape the wood a bit If you’re trying this, do be careful not to cut yourself I’m also shaping the front into more of a boat shape with a pointy bow I streamlined the sticks underneath a bit And smoothed it all with some sandpaper It’s quite a fun and rewarding process And when you’re done, it looks like this. To make the paddle, you need to cut another stick slightly shorter than the gap in the boat And cut another one, exactly the same length Then line them up And I’m pinching mine together in a vise, because we need to cut a groove straight down the center, just over half way down the sticks Clean up the groove a little, and they should look like this. Then shape the end a bit more with your knife And smooth off any rough edges When you’ve done this with both of them, they’re ready to slot together If you need to adjust the length at all, you can smooth it out with some sandpaper Next we need to fit our rubber band So thread it through the hole here Then straight over and through the hole on the other side Then I’m hooking each end of the rubber band over the back corners of the boat And we’re now ready to fit the paddle Just open up the bands, and slide it in between like this And that’s our homemade paddle boat complete. Pretty cool huh? (I’m so honored to write that :D) The idea is you wind up the plastic band by turning the paddle Then drop it in the water and off it goes So lets give it a try I filled up the bath (Noice bath) And wound up the boat When I put it in the water, it shot off but it didn’t go for very long (Triggered) I tried it again and got the same results (Well done Professor Dave) So this time I tried winding up the bounds with a lot more turns This made a real difference The boat goes for a lot longer And it’s really quite quick And if you line it up with the edge of the bath, it even goes around the corner (Oh wow I thought it would go through the bath -_-) This would be a great, fun project to make with kids You could try using it in a paddling pool, or maybe even in a swimming pool I hope you enjoyed watching this video, if you want to see more you can click on the links Or take a look at my YouTube channel page Stay safe, have fun, and as always thanks for watching! Subscribe to the subtitles creator, Aysan Entezar: Aysxn

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100 thoughts on “How to Make an Elastic Band Paddle Boat”

  1. DaveHax says:

    Do you like being crafty and making things?

  2. RobloxGamer YT says:

    Yes..can you please make me one boat please I subscribed and liked and hited the notification bell

  3. MilkTea says:

    Hell yeah! I did this for a school project and it worked! A+!

  4. Aaa Aaa says:

    1:37 oh no that must be hot

  5. hrudananda tripathy says:

    You are great davehax๐Ÿ˜Šโ˜บ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ5๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚

  6. Gabo Man Perez says:

    Like si no entendiste nada :v

  7. Hari arts says:


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  10. Ryan Masten says:

    thisis gay

  11. Edith Feraer says:

    I sud
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  12. ้บป็…ฉ่ฃฝ้€ ่€…Trouble Maker says:

    Brain: I must do this!
    Hand: Shut up
    Wallet: Same here

  13. Arun Walve says:

    I will make it

  14. Toby :D says:

    Bad thing… I make 4 boats and they are broken why?

  15. Tryke Nathaniel's Video Channel says:


  16. Drus 13 says:


  17. ganesh mali says:

    Jada เค‡เค‚เค—เฅเคฐเคœเฅ€ เคฎเคค เคเคพเคก

  18. Asha Vlogs says:

    Love it!!! ๐Ÿ˜œ

  19. Gamer VeE says:

    P R E T T Y C O O L H U H ?

  20. SILENT KNIGHT says:

    Best craft i wish you – you best YouTubeer crafter

  21. Preston Greenham says:

    4000th comment!

  22. Yamato says:

    This needs to be an actual toy

  23. Harendra Prasad says:


  24. Harendra Prasad says:


  25. ฤinh Thแป‹ Vรขn Anh 303008N says:

    Quaฬ ฤ‘eฬฃp ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜

  26. Sa Tapaleao says:

    THANKS ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Šโคโคโค

  27. Tekram Fande says:

    I love your idea… & I also made it.. But it does not work… Only it was floating not swimming

  28. Pranshul Saroop says:

    Can we colour the boat?

  29. izzysparks says:

    Does anyone know how a rubber band power's the boat.

  30. Akhilesh Soni says:

    bahut bakwas hai bhejna mat

  31. Game Vui says:


  32. Barbara Fletcher says:

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  33. Jaydan Hoggan says:

    Hi Lucas

  34. Thanh Kim says:


  35. Sudip Kumar says:

    How do much stick needed

  36. Anitha Shetty says:

    I like this video

  37. The boi With speed says:


  38. Miles King says:

    h FG re dgsj actualization you are not the best of luck to everyone who haven't had any boat experience

  39. Ruposhi Bangla 24 says:

    Very nice

  40. rameshkumar shakya says:

    Cool nice yaar

  41. jasmeh the smart boy says:

    me copyin for assigment = )

    techer how dare u

  42. White Trash and Hellbound says:

    It really does make me feel, for lack of a better word "Stupid" when I see this stuff. So easy… so simple but I would never have thought of something like this to build. Great job. Off to the Craft store lol Thanks

  43. Adam Stover says:

    That thing would be cool with a Servo motor on it

  44. Vaishnavi Sharma says:

    It doesnโ€™t work i tried and then only giving a comment i hope this comment helps u if yes plss like

  45. John Lennon says:


    Gorillaz meme

  46. SirSwinesAlot says:

    This is my favorite craft channel because it isn't fake like 5-minute crafts or anything else

  47. CUTIE PIE says:

    How about submarine????

  48. Rudi Zakaria says:


  49. Leo the gamer T says:

    Wow cool

  50. Yvrose Tattegrain says:

    comment prรฉparer un same a d'eau

  51. WHATโ€™S UP ๋‹ค๋‹ˆ์—˜ TV says:

    Your good at making stuff with craft sticks

  52. Harender Kasana says:

    If you were sucessfull in making it like

  53. Nathan Anzaldo says:

    I want that bote

  54. Sanjay Mahawar says:

    Very good

  55. Sanjay Mahawar says:

    Very good

  56. BARNALI PATHAK says:

    Thank you beautiful craft

  57. LGPad3 Fido says:

    Can u stop saying "Like this"?

  58. Royden Henry says:

    wow nice crafting dude
    going to subscribe

  59. THE VIDEO WORLD says:

    Great and awesome video

  60. I T says:

    This is perfect for my topic homework it has a simple machine

  61. ะ’ะปะฐะดะธะผะธั€ ะ”ะพะปะถะตะฝะบะพ says:

    ะ˜ ัั‚ะพะธะปะพ ะตะฑะฐั†ะฐ,,!?

  62. umarhussain khan says:

    make a remote control car

  63. Allan Docater says:

    I made it about three weeks ago. On woodprix website I learned a lot about it. Check it mates.

  64. Donut Bros says:

    I liked so it is now 100k

  65. Nguyen Quang Hoa says:

    That's bad

  66. Jarrod Geypen says:

    thank you for this idea

  67. Squirm squad says:

    This is for adults

  68. SHAFAQ HUSAIN says:

    Wow it is very simple and beautiful boat

  69. Sherry Etwarroo says:

    Dood you make a very nice Boat keep making you are doing the best from Samuel Jaimangal

  70. anything learning says:

    Bhaiya esi ko hindi me batao

  71. Kailash chandra says:

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  73. Ahioria Ahioros says:

    I hate you because my boat is ruined ruined

  74. Harmain Kashif says:

    I absolutely love it

  75. Deepak Kashyap says:


  76. hakim rahi says:

    Ai changra engragi maro

  77. Kevin Xie says:

    To show you the power of flex tape I sawed this paddle boat in half

  78. Children's World-Preschool says:

    Wow great one

  79. no u says:

    just to cut a paddle pop stick took me like 10 mins ๐Ÿ™
    changed when i got a better knife though

  80. Aurora Vinas says:

    Mom me to can you give me mom:hmmmmmmmmmmmm ok
    Mom: sick no
    Plz mom
    Mom: no i cange my mind nope
    Mom: because theres no popsicle

  81. Aurora Vinas says:


  82. Billie McFreakin Eyelash says:

    I have to do this for Stem

  83. Under The Ground says:

    I liked and subscribed! Your the best tuber ever!๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜ต

  84. subhash mendhe says:


  85. Lightsaber Lord P373 says:

    Looks like it's time to push the boat out!!!! Hahahaha get it?!

  86. Shanmugam Shanmugam says:

    Thanks bro it is helpful to my projects ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“

  87. Tapasi Biswas says:

    Very nice๐Ÿ˜„

  88. Mohd Zahoor says:

    I know this

  89. Ramesh Praveena says:

    Will it work with straws instead?

  90. Burn_ Blast43 says:

    I love it it's so simple

  91. Vitthal Ugale says:

    Do not make

  92. Henry Farrell says:

    so cool man

  93. Boen Hang says:


  94. Devon O'Meara says:

    This is very useful for school.

  95. BOT says:

    tHiS LiKe LeGo nOw

  96. REAPER STUDIOS says:

    Well this didn't work guess I'm failing my science project this week

  97. Nasheedha Ali says:

    Thanks dude you helped me a lot ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿค™๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค 

  98. Ajai chaturvedi says:

    How I wish I could make it! It's so difficult to cut a groove in the stick with just a knife ๐Ÿ™

  99. Cool Glitch says:

    Isnt it satisfying? Fixing the parts with sand paper?

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