When you’re in prison you may find yourself forced to do whatever it takes to survive, and when you don’t have any regular weapons handy you’re forced to improvise.
Prison personnel try to stay vigilant about rooting out and eliminate anything that can be used to craft a cutter, sticker, strangler or shooter, but cons are crafty. They prove that necessity is the mother of invention by crafting deadly weapons out of whatever’s handy.
You’ve probably heard about a toothbrush or broom handle shiv but incredibly some guy made one out of toilet paper.
While that shank was crappy yet effective, this cleverly crafted crossbow is just plain brilliant in its design:
Check out what was used un the making of this impressive junk weapon:
10 toothbrushes (they should really just limit inmates to rigorous Scope rinsings), tongs, string, a lighter and darts made out of tinfoil and cotton swabs.