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  1. Homemade Slingshots
    Well, just finished my 2nd fork from my friend Luxor 5, gotta say I love working with the spalted wood, it`s like Forrest Gump said, a spalted fork is like a box of chocolates, ya never know what your gonna find. So once again thanks to my friend across the ocean, I will cherish these forks for...
  2. Introductions Forum
    My mid life crisis has been mastering primitive weapons of all sorts.long bows, atlatls,sling and slingshots.metal detecting flint knapping ,arrowhead hunting,cooking. I've been lurking for a couple of months and decided I should get to know you guys and girls better, I want to pick your brains...
  3. Homemade Slingshots
    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...
  4. General Slingshot Discussion
    Here are a several naturals I found while on vacation in my brothers town in Conn. I am very interested in seeing the character of the grain because of what spalting has occurred. The lighter ones on the left are Locust from a fallen tree. When I cut them they gave off an odor somewhat of a...
  5. General Slingshot Discussion
    came across this fork collection video while on youtube. thought id share for those who havent seen it . hope the video link works.
  6. Homemade Slingshots
    a few naturals i found on sunday . all from one tree that had fallen from the high winds we had. A few natral forks i found on sunday
  7. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hello mates, months ago a friend of mine asked me to make a slingshot for his wife, she wasn't really a shooter rather a rings collector, like many women I guess. I made few of those from natural forks (blackthorn, ash), if needed they can shoot too. Funny, isn't it?
  8. Homemade Slingshots
    When I first joined the forum, I did not care for naturals. after seeing many of the naturals from many of you, especially Chepo and Bob, I decided that I wanted to try my hand at it. This is the first attempt. So this past weekend I drove the 90 miles to the local mountains and picked up...
  9. General Slingshot Discussion
    When I was a kid, I would scour the neighborhood park, get a fork, put some rubber bands on it and break it shortly thereafter. They never did last very much and I would always go back to my Wham O. So, naturals suck…that is what I thought before I joined this forum a couple of weeks ago...
  10. Homemade Slingshots
    Recently, an Italian collector and shooter commissioned me to make him a natural to very specific requirements. The fork tips were to be 20mm, the length of the handle to the fork must be 90mm and the gap between the forks had to be 50mm. What's more, he wanted this natural to be absolutely...
  11. Competitions Forum
    Would there be any interest in an online "Dennis the Menace" shoot like we had at the ECST? Class would be limited to natural slinsghots shooting rocks. Format would probably be five shots at a hanging can from 10m. Sounds like fun to me!
  12. General Slingshot Discussion
    last night i received a package that customs had really torn into, after they inspected the contents they not so neatly placed everything back into 2 plastic bags. i was very anxious to see what Ethan had sent me, and believe me i was far from disappointed. he sent not 1 but 3 of his naturals...
  13. Slingshot Reviews
    well i have had my Gremlin from Bob Fionda now for 2 weeks, at first i kept it unbanded for collections sake, but that did not last long! it just kept calling to me, i put it in a drawer to silence it, went to make a snack and found it staring at me in the cupboard? i knew at that point i had to...
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