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I had a crazy idea and thought I'd try and make a slingshot out of leather.
I've made a couple of wet form sheaths for my knives which seemed pretty sturdy.

It's made from 6 layers of veg tan leather.
Soaked in water and dried on the radiator.
Burnished the edges and dyed the top and bottom.
Then a quick wipe with neatsfoot oil to coat it.

Great little shooter for indoors.

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wow !!! thats leather ???? did u epoxy the layers together ? thats amasing , can i see a cllose up of the layers ??? its so well made it looks like multiplex , nicely done !
 

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wow !!! thats leather ???? did u epoxy the layers together ? thats amasing , can i see a cllose up of the layers ??? its so well made it looks like multiplex , nicely done !
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I used leather glue and clamped the layers together overnight.
 

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wow !!! thats leather ???? did u epoxy the layers together ? thats amasing , can i see a cllose up of the layers ??? its so well made it looks like multiplex , nicely done !
Close up of layers added.
I used leather glue and clamped the layers together overnight.
[/quote]it looks awesome , thanks for the pics
 

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Very clever use of the materials. And you did a great job cutting it out. Extremely nice.

Cheers ..... Charles
 

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Love the revision!
 

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I like it from the first version to the last one. I love the idea of leather been change into multiplex to create such beauty. Very, very cleaver. Saludos
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When I saw your first couple shots I was impressed. When I saw your revision I was blown away! Fantastic work, and very creative! Will there be any issues with de-lamination?
 
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