Natural ergo attempt

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Natty Fork, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Natty Fork

    Natty Fork New Member

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    Here's the first 'ergo' type slingshot I made out of a natural fork. This was made with only hand tools.<br><br>I started making this fork before I realized it wasn't completely dry so<br> it has some small cracks on some of the knots and butt end.<br><br>Here's what I started with.<br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=1&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty010.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>After some shaping/filing/sanding<br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=2&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty011.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=3&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty012.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=4&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty013.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=5&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty014.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=6&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty015.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=7&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty016.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=8&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty017.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>This was my first frame that I tried using vacuum to infuse BLO into the<br> frame. I used a food saver marinating dish. While it worked, it did end<br> up ruining the dish, so I ended up making a pickle jar vacuum infusion <br>chamber (which has been updated to 3gal glass jar container)<br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=9&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty018.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=10&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty019.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=11&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty020.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=12&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty021.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=13&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty022.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=14&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty023.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=15&u=17694465" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i49.servimg.com/u/f49/17/69/44/65/natty024.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a>
     
  2. Alukuchen

    Alukuchen Senior Member

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    turned out beautiful!
     

  3. Saderath

    Saderath Senior Member

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    Good job mate i really like it <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
     
  4. brat boon

    brat boon New Member

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    <div>Nice<br>
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    <br><strong>at school, I am a slingshot expert</strong> <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>on this forum a noob <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_neutral.gif" alt="Neutral" longdesc="20">
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