Those of us of a certain age remember this video game blaster (and the giggling dog that went with it) with a fondness and nostalgia that exceeds most other things. So learning that we can make a bong from this video game controller, makes our lives complete.
There’s nothing quite like pulling a beer bottle from the garbage (your own garbage, please), drilling a hole in the side, inserting your stem and bowl, and hitting for the fences. It’s profoundly liberating and hearkens back to the days when you built forts out of blankets and pillows.
If you’re absconding with the potato head from a child’s toy box, just make sure you replace it with something equally as cool or Karma will surely come back around and slap you in the face.
This one makes for a great party experience and, like the flight mask bong above, is certainly worth doing at least once just to say you have. Few people have a gas mask lying around so building this bong may take a fair amount of searching and a bit of work.
In a pinch, all you really need is an apple to make a pretty useful bong. Of course, you’re going to have to hollow out the fruit first to provide a path for the smoke to travel.
Check out this video for more information and instructions for making a bamboo bong.
Check this one off your bucket list and then go back to something a little less dramatic.
Want to make your own homemade bong? The cannabis experts at Honest Marijuana provide plenty of inspiration with their list of the 15 best homemade bongs.
Every cannabis user has been there: out-and-about or otherwise unprepared, caught bong-less at the most crucial of times.
Those iconic honey bear containers can be easily made into a makeshift pipe. You’ll have to empty out all the honey first, of course – so some people suggest just buying a never-been-filled bear since sticky honey is hard to clean out. Honey bear bongs are such a tried-and-true DIY method that Brad Pitt used one in a Quentin Tarantino movie.
Some might call this desecrating a cherished childhood toy – we think it’s an upgrade that makes it more practical for today’s day and age. The zapper gun used for Duck Hunt and other games on the original Nintendo Entertainment System can be easily modified to become a homemade pipe that will impress your friends, inspire a trip down memory lane, and soon have you all giggling like that damn dog. Follow these tips to build your own Zapper Gun Pipe.
When scrambling to make a DIY bong, you need something that is on-hand, easy to modify, and that you won’t miss too much. Everybody has some tupperware at home, it’s cheap, airtight, and won’t be a struggle to cut some holes in. Even better, using the different shapes and sizes of the tupperware you have makes for a fun exercise in DIY Marijuana MacGyver-ing. Check out this thread at Grasscity to get some inspiration.
Thankfully, many cannabis creatives have shared their homemade paraphernalia on the internet. We’ve collected 10 of the most creative (and craziest) DIY bongs and pipes, hopefully to inspire more endo engineers to even higher levels of greatness.
It is here that true genius may shine through as Marijuana MacGyvers reveal themselves to be the resourceful, gifted ganja connoisseurs they really are. Everybody has probably made a pipe out of an apple at some point (or, maybe, an aluminum can – which can’t be good for your health) which is a great method in a pinch. But others have engineered smoking solutions that would make Rube Goldberg proud – using objects the rest of the world would never consider to make homemade bongs and pipes.
Sturdy and found growing wild in much of the world, or maybe in your carefully cared for home garden, bamboo is a no-brainer material for DIY paraphernalia. The video below shows how to make a bamboo bong; for many folks, the allure of using bamboo is that it can be used to make bongs of (sometimes ridiculously) great heights. For cannabis creatives interested in something smaller, that hits very hard (and very harsh), try your hand at crafting a bamboo steamroller.
“What is this, a bong for ants?” Could be, but it’s also a super easy, super portable, and super awesome DIY bong – plus, with Tic Tacs costing around a buck, it’s very cost effective. Basically, take an empty Tic Tac container, put a little water in it, cut a hole in the side for a bowl piece, and enjoy on the go. Watch the video below to see a Tic Tac Bong in action.
Warning: don’t get too excited before attempting to make this awesome N64 controller pipe. Think it through: will I still have enough controllers to play Mario Kart four-player? Yes? Then proceed with the below tutorial from Stoner Tourism, which will show you how to replace the joystick with a bowl piece and create one of the coolest homemade pieces of paraphernalia we’ve ever seen.
10 Best Homemade Bongs Every cannabis user has been there: out-and-about or otherwise unprepared, caught bong-less at the most crucial of times. It is here that true genius may shine through