Harvesting natural fork and first wooden slingshot[UPDATE]

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by ahlver jonsson, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. ahlver jonsson

    ahlver jonsson New Member

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    yesterday i was in the woods and i've found these :<br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=5&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0310.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>so i decided to make my first natural slingshot, made out of a natural fork :<br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=6&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0311.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=8&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0313.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>this one is made of Dead Oak and it's from the forth fork from the left on the first line.<br><br>i'll update this post with the others
     
  2. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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  3. Lars

    Lars The Evil Genious

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    <div>nice work</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>hmm nice slingshot!<br>maybe needs some sanding and oiling <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7"><br><a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/selfmademilitary" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">my Channel . . . . . Selfmademilitary</a><br><a href="http://slingshotforum.forumieren.com/" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">My Forum</a>
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  4. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    Nice forks you got there. Nice job on that one.
     
  5. mojo

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    Looks puristic and smooth, well done ! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>And the most of your forks have potential, i think !<br>I'm waiting for more !
     
  6. ahlver jonsson

    ahlver jonsson New Member

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    more <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>the work of this evening <br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=9&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0314.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=10&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0315.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>natural fork of Oak freshly down but fairly dry.<br><br>and this one is a test of a lightweight unidentify wood :<br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=11&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0316.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=12&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0317.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a>
     
  7. Achso_42

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    Great work.<br><br>the first one has a really cool shape.
     
  8. Skorps

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    <div>these look nice. be carefull with the light weight one it can be weak wood too. <br>don´t get hurt. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
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    <br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><i><strong>!! SÜDBADNER !! </strong></i> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
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  9. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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  10. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    The oak looks very nice. Good job.
     
  11. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>ahlver jonsson wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">more <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>the work of this evening <br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=9&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0314.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=10&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0315.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>
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    <span class="postbody"><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=11&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0316.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=12&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0317.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a>[/quote]<br>Nice forks and i like the first one more, but give the second a chance.</span>
     
  12. ahlver jonsson

    ahlver jonsson New Member

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    <a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=13&u=17826958" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/82/69/58/sam_0318.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>crack ! bouhhhhhh
     
  13. Hatchet7

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    Nice forks! I really like the first one.
     
  14. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    a crack? nooooo
     
  15. Skorps

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    <div>r.i.p. (go to the shelf to just look at)</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><i><strong>!! SÜDBADNER !! </strong></i> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1">
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  16. ahlver jonsson

    ahlver jonsson New Member

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    the crack doesn't seem to grow, even with a couple a shots with really strong bands
     
  17. Theodor

    Theodor New Member

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    it might be good to sqeeze some ordinary wood glue into that crack, just to strengthen it
     
  18. ahlver jonsson

    ahlver jonsson New Member

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    hello <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br><br>made some natural fork shooters :<br><br>this one was for the son of a colleague, don't know what wood was it... the tip is horn<br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0377.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0378.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0379.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0380.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0381.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>and this one for a friend in OAK:<br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0388.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0389.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0390.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0391.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/gott76/SAM_0392.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br>
     
  19. stej

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    That one from oak is beautiful. I love oak. Good job!
     
  20. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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