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Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices Paperback – Bargain Price, June 1, 2001
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"13 projects engineered to be safe yet exciting and able to be built with household and hardware-store supplies" -- St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Fun and thrilling" -- Journal of Chemical Education
"Offers a safe, cheap, and legal, labor-intensive and intellectually challenging to the 'oops I blew off my fingers' debacle." -- Burt Constable, Arlington Heights Daily Herald
"To inspire kids to spend more time exploring science" -- The Plain Dealer
"Would-be rocketeers, take note: Engineer William Gurstelle has written a book for you." -- Chicago Tribune
...shows the safe way to amaze and annoy your neighbors with amateur science projects. -- The Daily Oklahoman
If you'd like to launch a potato in a blazing fireball of combusting hairspray, this is your best source. -- Time Out New York
Your inner boy will get a bang out of these devices to build and shoot in your own back yard. -- DallasNews.com
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