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Super Stealthy Spy Periscope!
by Gunk on Floor on March 25, 2008 Table of Contents Super Stealthy Spy Periscope! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Intro: Super Stealthy Spy Periscope! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 1: Supplies and tools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 2: Prepairing the body of the periscope. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 3: Cutting the holes for the mirrors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 4: Making slots for the mirrors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Step 5: Finishing up and final notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Related Instructables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Comments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 2 3 3 4 5 6 7

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if the mirror breaks. A knife. 3. I used a Thin Mints box. 4. then. Duck tape. I used my Leatherman. 2 small mirrors. To make this super cool spy periscope you're going to need: 1. it could cut you. Step 1: Supplies and tools. Perfect for spy use. A marker. 5. Two mirrors from old makeup sets. 2.Author:Gunk on Floor I enjoy visiting the dump to look at. 2. http://www. In this instructable. or over walls.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ . You look through here. or something with that basic shape. long. You could use an orange juice box. but be careful. Image Notes 1. and sturdy. sturdy. all the free stuff people throw away. and take. Long. I like Xbox live cus it's the best. It's a lot of fun. and you can see the image that is reflected off of the mirror at the other end.instructables. but an X-acto knife. or carpet cutter works too. I found my two mirrors out of old make-up containers. Some sort of long narrow cardboardish box. That needs to be covered with quack tape. because it was narrow. Still some makeup on this mirror. Image Notes 1. It allows you to to look past obstructions in your line of view. 2. I'll show you how to make a super easy periscope that will keep you hidden while you spy! How it works: Periscopes work by using mirrors to show you an image out of your direct line of sight. They're easy to pry out of the top. look around corners. Read on to find out how to make this super cool spying periscope! Image Notes 1. Intro: Super Stealthy Spy Periscope! Have you ever wanted to peek around a corner without your head poking out? How about peering through your window without people seeing you.

you're going to need to cut the holes for the mirrors. Trace the width of the mirror on the box like the picture below. This will help keep the box rigid. but on the OPPOSITE side of the box. do another on the other end. but about 1/3 of an inch away from the end. I pushed the knife through the box too hard today and left a knick in my counter. Check out my sleek block of tape. The tape adds to the rigidity of the box. Thankfully it's unnoticeable to the rest of the people in my house. Once you have the shape of the mirror traced onto the box. And it makes it look less suspicious than a box of thin mints peeking up over the window. and makes everything look cleaner and smoother than if it were left the way it was. Quack tape. . cut out the square that you drew. and narrow in shape. and make the mirrors fit more snug into the box when they're put in later. After you've done this.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ .Image Notes 1. These are the holes that allow you to see the mirrors. you should have one in the upper left hand corner. Just close the ends and cover them with a piece or two of tape. ) Step 3: Cutting the holes for the mirrors. After you've completely covered your box in the tape. The first thing you want to do is to close up the ends with your tape. and one in the lower right hand corner. Image Notes 1.instructables. NOTE: After you've done one hole. http://www. Take your mirror and lay it on the box near the end. be careful. Image Notes 1. Take your cardboard box. If you're using a Leatherman knife. but cut it out inside the lines. So if you're holding the box so where you can't see the holes. My AWESOME Leatherman Core Step 2: Prepairing the body of the periscope. cover the whole box in tape. please. It should be sorta long.

you're going to need to cut slots for the mirrors to sit in. When you're done. You need two slots on each side of the box. slide the mirror through one and into the other.Image Notes 1. you see reflections out of the other. After you've cut the holes for the mirrors. Step 4: Making slots for the mirrors. Remove everything inside the lines with your knife. Image Notes 1. and insert the mirror facing the OPPOSITE direction as the other. or the mirrors won't work when inserted. Then slide you're knife into the box and cut the slots. Same width of the mirror. so that the reflective side of the mirror faces the opening of the hole. On the opposite end of the box. Image Notes 1. I advise drawing the line first on both sides of the box as close to each other as possible. do the same thing. http://www. See how I left some cardboard on the sides for a little more strength. Image Notes 1.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ . but when looked through one. They should all be pointing in the same direction.instructables. and on both ends. It's very important that these slots be at about a 45 degree angle. They should both be facing reflective sides out. After cutting.

If you are under a window sill. Mirror goes through this slot and out of the other at a 45 degree angle. you have to stick it up over that window sill. or under a window sill.Image Notes 1. Image Notes 1. to use your new spying periscope.instructables. Cut cut. you will be able to look through the mirror that is eye level with you and see everything happening through the other mirror. You want another slot cut on this side too. Image Notes 1. Place the periscope so that one mirror is eye level with you and you can look through it. I hope you have enjoyed this instructable. If you are around a corner. Step 5: Finishing up and final notes. you can finish up by covering the edges of the mirrors in more tape. you have to stick it out from around that corner.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ . About 45 degree angle. and positive ratings are appreciated! http://www. Image Notes 1. The mirror will slide down this slot and into the other. After you've inserted your mirrors. like a corner. Turn the other end. it is advised that you are first hiding behind something. How It Works: Okay. After you've done this. towards what you want to spy on. and happy spying! I love feedback in the comments section. with the mirror facing out. You don't want to accidentally cut yourself while spying and blow your cover do you? I thought not. 2.

That needs to be covered with quack tape. Related Instructables spy surveillance by unpicky Cardboard Periscope by Matt526 Doctor Spy. Image Notes 1.Image Notes 1. you could definitely throw some camo on this thing and go hide in a bush. And out through here! Image Notes 1.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ .instructables. 2. and you can see the image that is reflected off of the mirror at the other end. Just don't accidentally look at the sun and blind yourself. You look through here. The finished product. 2. by Domindude3 how to sneak around: for kids and adults by bassbot102 my nerf longshot by jelly123 BinoMask : Be an invisible spy with your binocular by chooseausername http://www. Look in here.

It actually work!!! May 26. 2009. 2009. 2009.. :P lol. 6:53 PM REPLY rkent20 says: We are doing this assignment at skool and we have to make this periscope Mar 26. 6:24 PM REPLY rkent20 says: what did you expect!! hahaa Mar 26. i m gonna try 2 make dis out of wood now rkent20 says: who knows Teddy Nelson Mar 29. 1:30 PM REPLY http://www. 2009.. Jun 17. or could it work? rocketguy says: Time for a tallest functional periscope contest! Jul 7. 5:56 AM REPLY rkent20 says: How do you delete a user from this weird site that does not suit me anymore May 6. 5:55 AM REPLY i did dis at skol once. 12:25 PM REPLY friendlovepearl says: :) Feb 9. 6:52 PM REPLY mastermind1 says: i have 2 days left on my project this is a great last minute school project thnx for posting Mar 5. 2009. 2009. 3:49 AM REPLY Nice instructable.instructables. 2009. 2010. 2008. 9:28 PM REPLY rkent20 says: ummmm you delete my own account i do not know but no-one knows anymore May 6... I wanna build one that has a rusty green metal case and uses motors to adjust. 2010. 5:41 PM REPLY Bisquick the ninja says: Nice ibl but you should paint it flat black so it is more stealthy! Feb 23...Comments 50 comments Add Comment shoopdawhoop13 says: Quack tape. 2008..unfortunately we built it out of bristleboard n it wasnt stron enuf. Has this been done before? And has anyone tried attaching binocs to this kind of periscope? Does it mess with the optics.. 2008. I had a deprived childhood. 2010. These are so cool.. 5:53 PM REPLY Vulcanator says: very poor quality :( any real spy would not use this Feb 23. 5:29 PM REPLY Blackbetty15 says: This was really cool.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ . 9:30 PM REPLY Shagi says: Apr 24.. 2009. 3:51 PM REPLY Udon says: Oct 2.

2008. Apr 5... 9:09 AM REPLY Gunk on Floor says: This is on MAKE? I had no idea! Thanks! Jul 7. 2008. 2008... 3:43 AM REPLY richelton says: Jul 21...." Udon says: Oh.. 8:47 AM REPLY duck-lemon says: Mar 25.. 10:02 PM REPLY kEwl i have instructions on how to make in book and already knew in my head but never got around to making one.James Bond would be proud lol...thanks 4 the post nice job? Aug 3. 2008.=) Aug 22. while trying to make an attempt for the Guinness World Record of tallest functional periscope.. 12:28 PM REPLY http://www. Jul 19. 2008. 2008. Aug 22.... 11:14 AM REPLY OneManUniversity says: That is very cool.. 2008.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ .. the news news... 2008. 2008.. and Sturdy..instructables.. 7:09 PM REPLY I can see the news news now: "Earlier today.. Oct 2. 4:04 AM REPLY hvac2010 says: Narrow. Long.. United Arab Emirates. the huge manitee. 2008. 2:16 PM REPLY rocketguy says: That's a lotta duct tape! Jul 8... Good stuff man. milk carton periscopes.. at 2. XD Sveet 'structable. the tallest man-made structure on Earth.. 5:13 PM REPLY olivertwist says: lol. olivertwist says: I really enjoys the thing that i hav made-periscope. Jul 21. 4:03 AM REPLY guyfrom7up says: congrats on making MAKE Jul 7. 2008. 2008. 2008.im so childish. Jul 7. 2008.rescuers advised that while the man miraculously survived the fall unscathed he apparently suffered a small cut from a piece of glass or possibly a mirror... Nice job on the instructable and getting featured.. 4:02 AM REPLY Zanzispot says: Didn't you do this when you were a kid? This was standard stuff years ago.. 12:42 PM REPLY casey321b says: quack tape is more fun!!! duct tape is the kind of tape and duck tape is the brand May 26... a man fell down an elevator shaft in the Burj Dubaia skyscraper under construction in Dubai...." (hehe) threecheersfornick says: Ah.087 ft.... I'll build it soon. 9:40 AM REPLY Aburame Shino says: *cough* Duct tape is the correct spelling. 2008. 12:56 PM REPLY "..whosdadog says: Jul 7.

2009. <33 Apr 17. 2008.. yeah. Apr 17. 8:02 AM REPLY Cougar Mauler says: cool instructable Mar 26.. 2:15 PM REPLY rkent20 says: platypuses growl?! Mar 26. 2008.. 2008. Apr 7. 9:54 AM REPLY glsluvs2snobrd says: Also. 2008. Maybe one day there will be tape that quacks when you put it on something.. 3:11 AM REPLY http://www. 2008. Apr 4. 2008. 9:27 PM REPLY Gunk on Floor says: Lol. Saying Quack Tape is fun to though. 1:17 PM REPLY Notn4 says: nice! remember making one of these in elementary school :P mine was bigger though.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ .) Mar 26. Platypi are my favorite animals. 2:17 PM REPLY Yeah. 3:48 PM REPLY NeonLime says: My Grandpa Used To Make These When i Was 5 :P Hes Gone Now But Atleast I Can Still Make these . Except they have now read that comment. Mar 26. 2008. 2008. 4:07 AM REPLY gmjhowe says: Love it! the duck tape just makes it also Mar 26. they 're both right here Apr 7. 5:48 AM REPLY alex-sharetskiy says: this reminds me of 5th grade scince.. 2008. 2008. 3:41 PM REPLY SnuffyDaPenguin says: Hey isn't that MY knife that I left over at your house a while back? Apr 6.instructables. 6:55 PM REPLY Aburame Shino says: Yeah. 5:41 PM REPLY Gunk on Floor says: Apr 5.legobrick55 says: Actually its either way. 6:59 AM REPLY Kiteman says: Thankfully it's unnoticeable to the rest of the people in my house.. if said knife was a brand new Leatherman Core than yeah. But I doubt it was. rkent20 says: hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. you could use 2 milk cartons (half gallon) instead May 2.. 2009. growls like a platypus. 2008. Mar 26. I know Lol. 2008. 2009. Mar 26. 6:54 PM REPLY Aburame Shino says: Or even better.

7:42 PM REPLY GorillazMiko says: Awesome! I love these things. 11:37 PM REPLY Lol. 10:07 PM REPLY duck-lemon says: Oh well tbeseda made one heres the link LINKL!! Mar 25.com/id/Super-Stealthy-Spy-Periscope/ . you can fit them together and rotate the end too if you want to have para scope skillz :P LinuxH4x0r says: Cool! I was going to make a small one for my macbook's camera Mar 25. 6:25 PM REPLY http://www.instructables.. 10:04 PM REPLY Ethelon says: Oh cool. 2008. 2008.. 2008. 2008. Mar 25. Thanks! Mar 25. 2008. Great job! Mar 25. but never have the chance to make them. or buy them. 2008.darkmuskrat says: Mar 25. 7:31 PM REPLY LinuxH4x0r says: Oh.. i remember i made one of these for a science project before.. i remember doing this with a milk carton. If you get 2 nearly the same diameter pipes.

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