MacGyver of Marijuana: 8 Ways to Smoke Weed When You Think You’ve Got Nothing to Smoke From
Everything in life is about perspective. It’s quite simple to see the silver lining of a “bad” situation, much like it’s easy to make your own smoking device out of just about anything with the right attitude. When you’re left dry but not high, it’s time to turn to the unlicensed MacGyver of marijuana (that’s us). As weed continues to become more widely accepted than ever, it makes sense we’d be able to whip up some homemade paraphernalia out of ordinary household items. Just be careful that what you’re using is safe for your lungs and other working organs (ahem, vapers). There’s nothing wrong with rolling up a good old-fashioned doobie, but if you’re without papers, roll up your sleeves and learn eight exciting ways to invent your own weed pipe, or our name isn’t Mandatory (or MacGyver).
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The Water Bottle
Fish through your recycling for a discarded plastic bottle. Clean it, then poke a hole in the side of the bottle. On the mouth of the bottle, place aluminum foil in the shape of a bowl and poke some holes in it. Place some weed in the bowl, light it, and smoke from the hole on the side.
An Apple Pipe
When you think you have nothing to smoke out of, there’s always an apple. Smoking out of an apple is the tastiest way to get high. It’s also one of the easiest. To turn an apple into a pipe, take something skinny like a pen or metal straw and use it to carve a hole through the top (this is for your bowl). When you’re about halfway through the core, stop carving. Then take your carving instrument and poke another hole through the side. This will make your mouthpiece. Pack the top with mota, light that sucker up, and inhale from the side.
The Nug Method
You’re going to need a bigger nug of weed to pull this off. Take it and hold it by its stem. Light the tip on fire. Just the tip. You don’t want to engulf the whole thing in flames. Once the tip is smoking, suck in the smoke from another part of the nug that isn’t burning. Look, it sounds insane, but it’s not. We learned it from watching this. Once you see it, it’ll make sense.
What you’re going to find out is every time you think you have nothing to smoke out of, you actually do. If you or someone around you has cigarettes, you can actually roll a joint with it. First, take the cigarette and roll it back and forth between your fingers to loosen it up. You’re going to want to avoid tearing the paper. Very carefully pull out the tobacco with a pair of tweezers. Once it’s hallowed out, fill it with weed, just like you would with a cone. Pack it in there tightly and enjoy your smoke.
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Once you learn how to make a firecracker, you can always get high. as long as you have the ingredients. Firecrackers are basically s’mores with toasted weed. Take your graham cracker, slather it with Nutella (or peanut butter), sprinkle toasted weed on top, add a marshmallow, and melt that gloriousness in a toaster oven. For specifics, check out this firecracker recipe here.
Rolling With Other Paper
Rolling papers aren’t the other way to make a joint. In a pinch, any sort of fine paper will do. Like the paper from the phone book, which we recommend because what else are you doing with it? Then roll a joint just like you normally would. Add a crutch. Congrats. You’re the MacGyver of weed now.
You’ll need two knives and a source of fire (we recommend the stove) to get high this way. Over a medium flame, heat up the knives until they’re red as the devil. Once they are, place a piece of bud on one of the knives and squash it with the other knife. Then inhale.
A gravity bong will do the trick in a pinch. All you need is a 2-liter bottle and a sink. First, cut the bottle in half. Next, insert a bowl made of aluminum foil into the mouth of the bottle and poke holes into it. Then place that into a bucket/sink/bigger bottle filled with water. Then put weed onto the foil, light it, and pull the bottle up but not out of the water so it fills with smoke. Finally, push down on the bottle so it goes into the water as you inhale. This will force the smoke upwards into your lungs and you will get high as hell.
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What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever used to get stoned? Enlighten us with your stoner ingenuity in the comments!
You need to get high but you think you have nothing to smoke out of. Well, think again. There's always something to smoke out of or a way to get high if you're crafty enough, which we are.
How to Smoke Marijuana With Nothing to Smoke Out Of
By Bryson K.
Have you ever had some marijuana on you, and you wanted to smoke it, but did not have anything to smoke out of? Well this post is going to give you some options that allow you to smoke without a smoker (what you smoke your weed out of). Maybe you ran out of rolling papers, blunt wraps, or your bong/pipe shattered. Even though those scenarios aren’t good, there are ways to still get high!
The first way to smoke without a smoker is the classic apple pipe. Yes, you can make a pipe out of nothing but an apple (and something to poke a hole in it). First, twist off the stem. Next, carve out a bowl where the stem was located. You are going to want to only carve about half way through the apple to keep the bowl air-tight. The next step is to carve out the mouthpiece on the face of the apple. Connect the mouthpiece to the bowl (keep the connecting hole small). An optional step is to poke all the way through the apple from the mouthpiece to create a carb and allow airflow through the bowl and mouthpiece.
That’s about it, you now have a working apple pipe! You don’t necessarily need to use an apple, there are other fruits and vegetables you could use, but apples just seem to be the classic way to make a homemade pipe. And the good thing about this pipe is you can eat it when you’re done smoking to fight those munchies.
Want to make a homemade bong instead of a pipe? Well I got one of those for you too. You can make a homemade bong using a pen (one that can be taken apart), a plastic bottle, a metal bolt, and a lighter (you’re going to need one to smoke anyways). First, remove the cap from the bottle. Then, using the lighter, burn a hole in the side of the bottle. Make the hole as big as the pen you are using, no bigger. As for placement, put the hole where a downstem on a bong would be, so towards the bottom. You can also refer to the picture below to help you. Next, disassemble your pen so that you only have the long, hollow base (this is going to be your downstem). Stick it in the hole in facing down, and attach the metal bolt to the outside end. If it does not stay on by itself, you may need to tape it on. The bolt will serve as your bowl. If you don’t have a metal bolt to use, you could also make a bowl out of some tin foil. The last step is to add some water about half way up to the hole. Now pack some weed in the bolt and use the top of the bottle as a mouthpiece.
What if you don’t have those things to make a homemade pipe or bong, or you just don’t want to smoke out of those? Well you can also make a homemade joint by simply using regular blank paper, some tape, and some construction paper. Disclaimer: smoking regular blank paper may not be as healthy for the lungs as using authentic rolling paper. It won’t harm you, just make sure you use blank paper and not paper with ink on it. The construction paper will serve as your filter. A filter is not required, but it makes rolling and smoking a joint a little bit easier. First, tear off a piece of your blank paper to the size of a rolling paper (or how ever big you want you joint to be). The more weed you have, the bigger you are going to want the paper. Next, cut off a piece of construction paper about 1/3 the size of the paper you are going to use for your joint. Fold the construction paper piece into small flaps until you have something that fits inside your paper. Refer to the picture below.
Insert your filter into the bottom of your paper. Then fill the rest up with weed and roll it like a joint. Now, obviously the paper won’t stick with saliva, so that’s where the tape comes in. Only place tape where the filter is (because the tape will not burn). For the rest of the joint, leave some space at the top so you can twist it, and that will hold the weed in. Now you have a rolled up joint made out of household items!
If you smoke cigarettes or just have one handy (I do not promote or advise the use of tobacco), you could dump out the tobacco and replace it with weed instead. Cigarettes already have a filter, so all you need for this type of joint is an empty cigarette and some marijuana. We can call this the weed cigarette!
That’s not the only homemade smokers you can make. You can also make a homemade steamroller. For this, all you need is a paper towel tube, some tin foil, a pin to poke some holes, and scissors. The first step is to cut a hole near the end of the paper towel tube. Make the hole the size that you want your bowl to be, then push in a piece of tin foil so that it is dented in (this will be your bowl). Using a pin, poke some small holes in the bottom of the foil to allow airflow. Lastly, tape the foil in place. That’s it! To smoke out of it, fill the foil up with marijuana and cover the far end of the tube with your hand. Light up the marijuana, suck in, then take your hand off the end of the tube and suck in the last bit of smoke. You now have yourself a homemade steamroller!
So, whether it’s a homemade pipe, bong, joint, or steamroller, you can smoke your marijuana without buying an actual smoker. These homemade smokers are easy and cheap to make. You don’t even have to save them, if you really wanted to you could make a new one for every smoke session. I hope you found some of these ideas useful, and if you make your own using any of these steps, send me a picture!
Have you ever had some marijuana on you, and you wanted to smoke it, but did not have anything to smoke out of? Well this post is going to…