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Snellie was a unique slingshot. She was a repurposed wooden Chinese face massager turned into a hare splitter type slingshot.

But she wanted to grow up into an even more unique slingshot. She was inspired by the Hare Splitter, the Recurve, and the Mantis.
 

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Here is her transformation:

1. I sanded Snellie on the top half with 60 grit sand paper. I then used four containers of JB Weld Quik Wood. (The picture shows 3 but I added one more last minute)

2. I started to mold the Quik Wood around Snellie. I had 30 minutes until it started setting.

3. When the forks set, I couldn't help myself and I had to band her up and test her out!
 

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4. I then shaped her up with 60 grit sandpaper and my dremel tool. I sanded her some more with 220 grit sandpaper to smooth her out. And of course, I couldn't help myself and banded her up again and killed a can!
 

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5. I painted her white with acrylic paint. Then I used colored pencils to draw the grain. I like how the grain turned out, but I could not totally cover the white paint and you can see it through the grain.
 

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6. I redid it by sanding off the grain and repainted it with hazelnut acrylic paint. Then redrew the grain with colored pencils.

Not as good as mother nature herself but I think it turned out well.
 

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After that I poly coated her.

I present to you "The Wedge"

The background of this photo shoot was inspired of course by Sharker!
 

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She can be oriented to shoot in two ways.

First way:
 

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Hey ... C5

Man you were using your old noodle on that girl! Very creative and a bunch of work. The last pics remind me of a idea that I had for "almost frameless". A project that treeman and I tinkered with. Great job man.
 

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Hey ... C5
Man you were using your old noodle on that girl! Very creative and a bunch of work. The last pics remind me of a idea that I had for "almost frameless". A project that treeman and I tinkered with. Great job man.
Thanks SJAaz! I'd love to see what you and Treeman were coming up with!
 
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