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  1. Knife Forum
    I love knives and recently found the brand Helle from Norway. I really like their simple lines and quality steel. I purchased the "Viking" model blank. Laminated carbon steel blade with the forge scale still on the blade. I made the handle from linen micarta and shaped it up for general...
  2. Homemade Slingshots
    Was slinging with Charles this afternoon and one of his many beautifull slingshots was one of the most creative things ive ever slang, these style of bareback slingers. So after having a good slinging session my brother and I said we really enjoyed the Alliance elastic bands Charles has set up...
  3. Homemade Slingshots
    Made a quick run to the hardware store the other day to pick up some multiplex. Figured i'd try my hand at a few simple board cuts. Neither turned out quite like I wanted, but with some sanding both feel good in my hands, definetly better than the daisy wire frame i was practicing with. thanks...
  4. Homemade Slingshots
    This was the first time I ever worked with spalted wood. The patterns and grain it brings out in wood is out of this world. The arbutus is from a downed tree in the middle of the woods. It was a hefty sized tree and it had fungi all over it. Shaped it to similar to joerg's moorhammer. The...
  5. Homemade Slingshots
    Made this after watching the newest Dark Knight movie. More for looks then anything but it still functions well. Didn't have an ebony stain at the time so it's Robin red instead :P
  6. Homemade Slingshots
    Hey guys, my brother and I recently got into slingshots a couple months ago. Been enjoying crafting, shooting and learning a ton of new stuff. Anyways, this was our first attempt at making a homemade :P Made from a Plum tree and finished with raw linseed oil -
  7. Homemade Slingshots
    Hi everyone. I've lurked on the forum for a long time now and I recently got it into my head that I should finally give making my own natural slingshots a go. I had been brushing off the idea for a long time due to the fact that I had never attempted any form of woodwork before in my life, and I...
  8. Homemade Slingshots
    A-O! I made these about a month or so ago, figured I would throw up some pics. The first is a Chalice made from a bamboo cutting board I scored at ross for a couple bucks, with a 1/8th inch piece of baltic birch ply for the center. The second is a mini-ting put together with a...
  9. Homemade Slingshots
    Hi Everyone- This is my first effort at making a sling shot…a natural. I took the advice on the forum and purchased a few hand tools (coping saw, 4 in 1 rasp, knife, sandpaper) and this is the result. It is white oak and I sanded it through to P2500 and finished it with Dayhiker's method...
  10. Homemade Slingshots
    Here are 3 ergo's I made from Bill Hayes designs.. two are ergo arrow shooters. ,and the other is a scalled down version of his cougar.. I made a full size version but it didn't fit my hand very well.. I'm partial to the smaller shooters.. Kip
  11. Homemade Slingshots
    this is the ergo arrow shooter I made from spectra ply, purchased from andy's new web store ,simple shots, I hope I got the name right ... I cut topslots in it and band it it with tbg. Kip
  12. Homemade Slingshots
    Here she is... it's Hit America.... Can't say miss on a forum dedicated to hitting your mark! I didn't intend for this to be funny but it might be just a little bit humorous. Like a jerk, I laughed at mice elf. I am really a very serious guy. Seriously serious....
  13. Homemade Slingshots
    Her she be. Today's rain had me busy. +
  14. Homemade Slingshots
    Here are a couple I made as gifts for some very good friends. I went to high school with these guys, we all played in a band together for about 3 1/2 years, and was recently contacted and asked to meet up with 'em in New York for a few days. I of course wanted to share my enthusiasm for...
  15. Homemade Slingshots
    Here is my new slingshot. The main frame is made of oak and the palm swell and finger grooves are poplar. I shaped everything with a dremel and am going to put double bands on it. Let me know what you think!
  16. Homemade Slingshots
    My son Bo and I have made another slingshot, an ergo made with a Brazilian Cherry core and laminated with Bamboo and Cocobolo Rosewood.. Most of these were flooring samples we either got for free or 25 cents... Our new Makers Mark/Logo will be MAK since its both of our initials, I'm a Jr. and...
  17. Slingshot Hunting
    hey guys ive been crafting my own slingshots for a couple of years now i have finally come up with a design perfect for me. im going to start hunting soon. as soon as i can hit 1 inch targets from 15-20 meters away ( consistently ) . my bands are 25lb draw what type of ammo should i be using to...
  18. Homemade Slingshots
    Here's a new one o'mine, just recently finished. Pretty happy about this one. I wish i could give a run down on what its made of, but honestly, I don't know. The core is baltic birch, the one side is mostly black walnut, and the black stripes are ebony. If anyone can tell me what the...
  19. Homemade Slingshots
    Never tried splitting a natural fork before...I think I will give this to one of my other brothers in New Mexico. The pocket shooter I'm keeping, for awhile at least...I embedded a WV quarter in it.. and cut a slot for the pouch so I can keep it loaded in my pocket... Kip
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