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Hey lads, I have been busy the past few days practicing my sling making skills and decided to try my hand at wood slings and hdpe. I was fortunate enough to get a sheet of color core hdpe for the cheap (3/4" thick) and also picked up a good amount of Baltic birch (12 mm thick all the way down to 3msm thick) and made a few slings. The wood slings are some of my favorite designs and wanted to experiment with color staining. The red and purple one is my pocket flipper, like the way it came out and first wood sling I made, the green and blue is also super comfy and live the way it came out. Both are 12mm thick and plan to make more at 15mm thick. The same design can be seen with the hdpe ( I call it the meanbean shape) along with my very first attempt of making my "slinger" design. Came out well and each time I make one, my cutting and finishing abilities get better. Finally, the newest design, made with color changing plastic and a glow in the dark rocker hand, is a nice smallish ttf design, I'm not a huge fan of ttf but I am digging this design. I think I am going to call it a "pocket witch". I plan to make a lot more wood and hdpe slings and hopefully can get some circulating soon. Excited to start making wood slings and stuff. Eventually I want to combine everything and make some unique stuff.

Hope you guys like these.
 

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Really like the first one. Awesome design there. Measurements? If you don't mind. Thanks
Like I said earlier, I'm typically not a huge fan of ttf designs, but the pocket witch (name I'm sticking with :p ) is super comfy for me. Slightly on the larger side, I think, measures 125mm long, 95 mn wide, finger swells around 55mm apart and fork gap around 65mm ish. 15mm thick.
 

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Those are nice and all but geez.... I'm hoping to see something original from a creative person like you.... right now it looks like slight, and I do mean slight, variations straight off my gallery page on my website.

You had your twist together sideshooter... that was pretty good... and in fact I was kind of expecting you to expand on that concept... maybe a twist together band-lock system or the like...

I mean, really I posted all the templates and pictures and so forth to try and inspire others to take it further... expand beyond... don't take the same basic shape I already did... come up with your own. I know you can... you've got the skills and as proven by the twist together, the creativity... so use my designs or others as a jumping off point if you want... but Dude, you're capable of so much more!

Please take this as it's meant... not to insult or belittle but to INSPIRE... because I KNOW you're capable of so much more!
 
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