Two new slings from pylespy

Discussion in 'Show off your homemades!' started by Mithrandir, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. Mithrandir

    Mithrandir New Member

    The one on the left is a natural birch stick shot. It used to be a normal sling but I did not like how the limbs were slightly crooked, So i sawed off one of the forks and i now have a very accurate and powerful stick shot. I am working on the grip but It is already shaping out comfortably.<br><br>The second is made from 3/4 birch ply glued together in a vice with gorilla wood glue. This one took a little bit of time, I need to purchase better rasps and use a vice... I have to hold all my slingshots while sanding/rasping and It can get tiring. I like how It is coming out, any suggestions? <br><br>I need to learn more about sanding/finishing with oil, This will be my first time.<br><br><img src="" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="" border="0" alt=""><br><br><img src="" border="0" alt=""><br>
  2. Slingshots4Australia

    Slingshots4Australia New Member

    i dont have any tips too offer you but its looking good so far m8 <img src="" alt="tongue" longdesc="24"><br>keep at it!

  3. ketansa

    ketansa New Member

    The one handed fork slingshot seems good as you said. Try winding a rope like Paracord on the handle of the stick, and see if it gives better stable grip.<br><br>Here is a post on <a href="" class="postlink">Sanding & Finishing</a> made by Ryan. Also read the reply post made by Joerg. Nothing better you will find. ))
  4. onnod

    onnod Im from Holland, isnt that weird?

    looks good, the one tip i wanted to give is given so..
  5. tokSick

    tokSick Senior Member

    Nice work. I never finnished a slingshot like it have to, so i can' t tell. If you read Ryan' s topic like ketansa said, you will find all what you need to know.<br>Waiting to see them finnished. <img src="" alt="bounce" longdesc="27">