The Hammer Fish

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by LW, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. LW

    LW New Member

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    <strong>This one is a tribute to the classical Hammerhead design.</strong><br><br><br><br><br>It is Build from 30 mm Birch Multiplex and two layers of my typical wood I always use.<br><br><br>As most of you know the individual steps, I would not comment them and let the pictures speak <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0110.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0210.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0310.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0410.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><strong>This is why I call the slingshot "THE FISH"</strong><br><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0510.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0610.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0710.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0810.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish0910.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><img src="http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/18/08/39/77/fish1110.jpg" border="0" alt=""><br><br><br><br><br>The Fish has a slightly different shape, the fork is substantially narrow and the handle is slightly wider.<br><br><br><br><br>I hope to improve accuracy with the narrow fork. And first shooting gives me a very good feeling <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_bounce.gif" alt="bounce" longdesc="27">
     
  2. Antraxx

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    Those pics do look familliar <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>Good looking Slingshot, nice Pictures. I think you will have a lot of fun with it!
     

  3. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    very nice!!
     
  4. CEZ

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    It looks great but watch out, those forks are really low, I did one like that and got a real nasty forkhit. I wouldn't say it was the design fault, I just didn't have much experience shooting and released the pouch incorrectly:(
     
  5. LW

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    <table width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center">
    <tr><td><span class="genmed"><b>Antraxx wrote:</b></span></td></tr>
    <tr><td class="quote">Those pics do look familliar <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br><br>Good looking Slingshot, nice Pictures. I think you will have a lot of fun with it!</td></tr>
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    <span class="postbody"><br><br><br><br>What a coincidence that you are the first to comment, I do not know who,<br>you Joerg or you, who built more Hammerheads&hellip;<br><br><br>well no matter if one knows how to do the Hammerhaed, then it is you <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_lol.gif" alt="Laughing" longdesc="7"></span>
     
  6. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

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    You did a great job, very nice slingshot and pictures.
     
  7. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    A very fine piece of slingshot-art. Nice!
     
  8. slingpit

    slingpit Slingshot addicted

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    Hi LW,<br>it will be very difficult to top your work. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br>@ CEZ<br>Don´t worry about the low fork. If hi hit his hand, hi is not able to make such nice SS. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_razz.gif" alt="Razz" longdesc="9"><br>Only a Joke.<br>Watch your hands and stay healthy.
     
  9. von_z2

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    <div>Beautiful slingshot, and don't worry about fork hits. They won't happen unless you do something very*wrong. The design is excellent. Hammerhead is my new favorite design to shoot. </div><div class="clear"></div><div class="signature_div">
    <br>"non impediti ratione cogitationis" <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_wink.gif" alt="Wink" longdesc="15">
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  10. Lars

    Lars The Evil Genious

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    <div>that´s awesome<br>you´re getting better very fast</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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  11. LW

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    Thank you guys for all the nice commends, even if I post a lot at the moment, you are not<br>getting tired writing such nice comments, that makes me very proud. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_bounce.gif" alt="bounce" longdesc="27"><br><br><br>Yesterday I bought myself a &ldquo;Dremel&rdquo; and now I am working on something very special&hellip; can´t<br>wait to finish it&hellip;
     
  12. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

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    dremels are geat tools! mine isn't workin anymore because the battery is dead and i somehow broke the loading thingie
     
  13. Bert the Welder

    Bert the Welder New Member

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    Another fine sculpture! Nice job on the metal lanyard hole grommet.
     
  14. Courier

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    It looks like a very beautiful and functional shooter.<br>Every slingshot you make, isn't just a slingshot, it is a <i>unique</i> slingshot. <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smile" longdesc="2"><br>No offence, but I would rather apply the linseed oil with a brush for better consistency.<br>Keep it up!
     
  15. mojo

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    That is "the hammer", your creation of a hammer ... I am deeply impressed and agree to all comments of the others ... big respect to your creativ work and craftsmanship, i enjoy it verily !!! <img src="http://illiweb.com/fa/i/smiles/icon_biggrin.png" alt="Very Happy" longdesc="1"><br>The (different) shape and the colors are very harmonic ! What kind of wood do you use for the scales, are they different ?
     
  16. roger59

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    that's er, a very fine piece of work, superlative even. i will endeavor to emulate something like that when i can move on to laminates. i love the contoured flowing lines and the use of fine timbers with the multiplex.

    keep up the good design. every little bit makes it ... different.
     
  17. zurdoman95

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    good work and magnificent finish. I also like to give my slingshots a good oil bath
     
  18. Flipgun

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    It ain't one of those that bit Jeorge!:D
     
  19. Arturo Borquez

    Arturo Borquez Administrator

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    Beautiful hammer LW ... I always admired your crafting skills, it is always a pleasure for my eyes watching the outcomes of your careful and delicate work ...
    Cheers
    Arturo