Sour cherry natural vs bamboo wood - THIS TIME IT'S ONE FOR ME

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by nottoyslingshots, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. nottoyslingshots

    nottoyslingshots Natural Slingshots Enthusiast

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    Sour cherry natural vs bamboo wood, this one sat on the shelf for 3 months, but last week I had the courage to finish it.

    I got the fork a year ago from a friend's garden, it was already dried. I started working on it 3 months ago but I didn't know that to do about the cracks. In the end I went on and filled them with tinted epoxy (blue chalk dust).

    As always, I sanded it up to 1200 grit, finished with Danish oil and buffed with beeswax and carnauba wax wood polish.

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  2. Knallfrosch

    Knallfrosch Senior Member

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    That is a nice piece of cherry and the bamboo looks awesome... i have got to get me some of that as well someday :)
    Beautiful work.
     

  3. Juggalo

    Juggalo My slingshots are like me. They aren't pretty.

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    Even cooler than the other well done
     
  4. Diaboloslinger

    Diaboloslinger New Member

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  5. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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  6. nottoyslingshots

    nottoyslingshots Natural Slingshots Enthusiast

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    One of the most beautiful wood species that I have worked with, but also, one of the most prone to cracking and checking. :-(

    Thank you very much guys, I am glad that you like it. :)
     
  7. Quercusuber

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    Beautiful work!!!!!!
    Looks very solid and ergo friendly!!!
    Cheers ...Q
     
  8. slingshotnew1

    slingshotnew1 Junior member forever !!!

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  9. nottoyslingshots

    nottoyslingshots Natural Slingshots Enthusiast

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    Thank you guys!