The Oldest Blowguns Date Back to the Stone Age

Blowguns have a long history, and they’re still useful today. With just a whisper of sound and a quick exhale, a dart can be projected from a simple, cylindrical tube and enable the user to eat for the night, win a competition and even defend their home or belongings from thieves. These are the amazing qualities of a blowgun. This overlooked tool/weapon is often overshadowed by more-powerful projectile weapons such as the bow and arrow, the crossbow and even the slingshot. However, what few people truly understand is that the blowgun can hold its own against these more-known “competitors,” involving a variety of uses and especially for hunting wild game. Conversely, just as othe

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