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I present here my first oak that I tried to finish decently. It means that I used oiling, beeswax and a lot of polishing. Still not perfect, but I'm going there, I'm sure <br>This one started as a quite symmetric oak fork during autumn. There was a knot that cracked a little bit, but I decided to leave it there because it doesn't affect the sshot itself and it looks more natural.<br><br>If someone notices the somewhat weird grooves, then yes.. After some tests I had to rasp more and more to give it better shape and I didn't rasp the grooves again because it reminds me that there was quite a lot of work for me to get the shape I wanted. So here it is .. <br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=73&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/2013-010.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=74&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/2013-011.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=76&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/img_8011.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=77&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/img_8012.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=78&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/img_8013.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br><a href="http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=79&u=17729622" class="postlink" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://i69.servimg.com/u/f69/17/72/96/22/img_8014.jpg" border="0" alt=""></a><br><br>
 

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<tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>onnod wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
<tr><td class="quote">very nice stej!!</td></tr>
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<span class="postbody"><br>+1</span>
 

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nice and decent, like a natural ss has to be <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
 

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Thanks guys, I'm still waiting for some shooting as I haven't enough time. So another hopefully nice part is still waiting for me <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
 

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good one
 

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<div>woow really cool</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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<tr><td class="quote">nice and decent, like a natural ss has to be <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2">
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<span class="postbody"><br><br>Yes, thats the point ... its a beauty ! Good work !</span>
 
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