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  2. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hi Friends Another successful harvest on today's afternoon!! I went for a stroll in the woods and a bit of target practice. And I got a handful of nice forks. Some are very dry and I can start carving them, maybe this next week ...always good surprises in the pruning season ABOVE FROM LEFT TO...
  3. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hi i have some cedar wood and wanted to know if it is strong enough to build slingshot out of.I also have some pine about 3/4 thick would it work also thinks for any help.the cedar is 1 inch thick
  4. Introductions Forum
    Hello slingshot community! I'm a newbie from Brazil, recently started making my own slingshots from Guava wood just like we used to do here in Brazil in my childhood. But when I found this community on the web something has changed in my mind... I've realized new levels can be reached. My...
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  6. Homemade Slingshots
    Hi After my first boardcut slingshots i tried with naturals. About 50 % of my slingshots are getting cracks in the drying process. I'am spending some time finding good forks, so it is a shame. Is it all about patience and let them dry for themselves? Can somebody help?
  7. Homemade Slingshots
    Here is my new Slingshot. Its really comfortable to hold it and its leight weighted.
  8. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey all, I'm melting some lead to make my own ammo and for the mould i have just got a piece of wood with holes drilled in. So I have made a few lead cylinders for ammo but when i knock the lead out a lot of it breaks in half into a kind of crumbly type thing. So I am wondering if I am doing...
  9. General Slingshot Discussion
    i fire dried my slingshot and the wood is full of a wood smoke smell i can't get rid of it are there any fixes for this
  10. purple heart Cholita

    my copy of Henry in Panama's cholita, 1 1/2" thick, drilled and slotted for the Hays uni band set up
  11. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey guys, This may sound like a stupid question, but where in the UK can you get different woods for boardcuts like oak, padauk etc? Any help is appreciated! Cheers Luke
  12. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey everyone! Went out this morning to trim the natural forks I found yesterday a little bit. When I finished sawing one of the forks, I noticed that behind what I thought was the main part of the fork, was an amazingly smooth centre. Here is it before.. Here it is afterwards.. PS: the...
  13. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey guys, went for a quick walk earlier to find these forks.. Currently just finishing de-barking them. If you can tell me what would they are that would be great! Any advice welcome. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Pictures do not do them any favour!! Cheers Luke
  14. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey guys, just been out fork hunting and brought back a few good finds! Do I need to strip the bark before drying?? Does drying on the radiator over night work? Cheers Luke
  15. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey guys, I asked my dad to ask the chippie he knows whether he has any off cuts that I could have. He said 'i'm sure he will have plenty and be willing to give you them as i do a lot of work for him'.. Next he says 'you need to tell me what wood you want' Basically thats why i'm here...
  16. Homemade Slingshots
    Since I am new at making my own SS's I was wondering what woods some of you veterans like to work with and why. If you can give my some of the pros and cons of the woods of choice that would be great.
  17. Homemade Slingshots
    Hello everyone! I have become addicted to not only making SS's but the PFS as well. After I shot my first pfs I knew why they were popular! There is almost zero wrist strain while shooting. So this is my third ss, made from 1/4" 6061 aluminum and 1/8" thick bocote hardwood scales! Overall...
  18. General Slingshot Discussion
    Hey everyone! I've recently noticed there are a lot of PFS on here. I was wondering, what are the advantages or features of a PFS? Cheers Luke
  19. Homemade Slingshots
    I think I just lucked out a friend of mine here just call (he doe's high end reno work ) wanting to know if I would be interested in a peice of wood he received from a job he was working on, the home owner did not want it an was going to scrape it. The peice is 100yrs old oak fire place mantel...
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