My first Moorhammer

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by ameevis, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. ameevis

    ameevis New Member

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    I love the HammerHead design and really want the Milbro casted Moorhammer but for me in canada it would cost $95, and i dont have that money to spend on a slingshot. So i made my own! Here it it=<a href="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_20.jpg" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_34.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>I started out by glueing three layers of half inch Multiplex plywood togeather.<br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_33.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_32.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>Rasp work done, on to file and sanding.<br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_30.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>This is after all sanding, silk smooth! <br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_29.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>After polishing.<br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_28.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br>Time for bands! I really love the feel of this in the hand, the ergonomics are great, nice and low in the hand and i can tell it would be great for strong bands too. I think it could have turned out a little better, but its just fine details, there are a few nicks in it, but ill be making more in the future for shure!<br><br><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_27.jpg" border="0" alt=""><img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_22.jpg" border="0" alt="">h<img src="http://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/17/60/31/15/photo_20.jpg" border="0" alt="">
     
  2. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    bit slim, but very nice
     

  3. ameevis

    ameevis New Member

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>onnod wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">bit slim, but very nice </td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"> <br><br>That's what I thought too but it's actually verry nice to hold still</span>
     
  4. Bert the Welder

    Bert the Welder New Member

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    Funny, I just assumed you made it slim for your hands. Nicely done. Definitely want to make one for myself.
     
  5. mikcen

    mikcen New Member

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    it is my favourite slingshot
     
  6. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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  7. Ryan Wigglesworth

    Ryan Wigglesworth Senior Member

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    <div>LIKE! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> i still want to make one also, i suck <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_razz.gif" alt="Razz" longdesc="9">
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  8. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    Look nice. Those are great shooters. Nice job.
     
  9. drfrancov

    drfrancov New Member

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    That is great! How do you guys work a rasp on plywood to do this? I have tried and only get the plywood layers (top and bottom) to break and splinter. I am currently using files and sandpaper. No rasps.<br><br>Thanks
     
  10. Eaglewarrior

    Eaglewarrior New Member

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    Really nice work. You are a patient guy
     
  11. Theodor

    Theodor New Member

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    My favorite design too...nicely made!
     
  12. Theodor

    Theodor New Member

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    Really nice i just love the look of multiplex great job!!!! multiplex is amazing stuff!
     
  13. Tysonspapa

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    Drfrancov: Do you use multiplex or plywood? Because multiplex is a lot better, i can imagine that plywood breaks often. I use birch multiplex for Mine, easy to work with, and good quality.<br>
     
  14. Skorps

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    <div>look´s nice</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
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  15. Bert the Welder

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>Tysonspapa wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">Drfrancov: Do you use multiplex or plywood? Because multiplex is a lot better, i can imagine that plywood breaks often. I use birch multiplex for Mine, easy to work with, and good quality.<br>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br>I always assumed they were one in the same? Muliplex being the Euro name for plywood or visa-versa. I assume you are meaning standard construction plywood vs something like Baltic Birch with more thinner lamination's?</span>
     
  16. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    there is difference i found out, the glue is different or something
     
  17. drfrancov

    drfrancov New Member

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    I use construction grade plywood 3/4 inch. I have read about multiple vs plywood and they are the same but different. As I understand it, multiplex is a type of high end plywood. More layers for the same thickness. I believe the 3/4 plywood I use has 5-6 layers but apparently the multiplex has twice as many, plus the wood is apparently better. That might explain the difference. Last night I was working on another ss and did ok with files and sandpaper. Maybe I will post some of my home made ss.
     
  18. Firepower

    Firepower New Member

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    Nice slingshot! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> looks neat
     
  19. Firepower

    Firepower New Member

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    Nice slingshot! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"> looks neat
     
  20. Arturo Borquez

    Arturo Borquez Administrator

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    Very nice, I should do one !!!