Found this old piece of mostly rotted mesquite on my property and decided to make a shooter out of it, it had a rotted hole where a branch came out so I took a piece of turquoise a friend found on some old indian grounds, shaved it to fit and there ya go.....gotta good hand feel to it.
Here it is , finally finished with maple stain, 4 coats ca glue and 4 coats of Johnson`s paste wax, banded with Black Mamba bands and a Rayshot pouch, been shootin it for the last hour and my arms are a little tired...
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Now is time to present this guerita mesquite, shorty, chubby and petacona, hence its name shows "Petak"
Hope you like, thanks for watching and comment.
Since I am in Arizona it was past time for me to try my hand at a mesquite fork.
As I was working this one I was seeing a face in the the slingshot. At first I was thinking an elephant for the handle, but the more I looked at it the more I was seeing a bear's face.
This one I made using...
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I would start by saying that I am not a connoisseur of our pre-Columbian culture, as if it is my friend Xidoo, but when I was detailing finishes this slingshot, watching the TV I heard the name "Xiuhcoatl" language Nahuatl, means "fire serpent" and given my...
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En esta oportunidad les comparto unas pequeñuelas, podrían ser funcionales sin ningún problema, pero a mi me gusta usarlas como llavero, espero les agraden estas pequeñeses. Dos de ellas están hechas de encino y la otra de mezquite.
This time I share a small, could be...
Ok, so this is the latest thing I have finished recently. Its mesquite, and I haven't come up with a name for it yet, I go numerically and that makes this #3. I used a rasp, dremel, and some sandpaper up to 600 grit (bob im gunna out-sand you one of these days). Following that I hit it with a...
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Now is time to present you with this slingshot made to order, is to an excellent shooter to right, is carved on a wooden fork young (green) of mesquite, leaving that nice lemon yellow, here are some photos my friends.
The mesquite has a nice curve that fits in the hand nicely.
The pecan was carved from a large fork.
Both finished with linseed and bees wax and shoot well with theraband gold.
Thanks for looking.