Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Desert Ironwood Gloveshot
After a whole day of filing, sanding and polishing, the frame of my first desert ironwood slingshot is done.
There are indeed fine cracks, but they are in an uncritical part, plus I have stablized the frame with 8 mm steel rods. Those rods can hold the force even without the wood. This glovehsot has a heart of stainless steel!
I used another part of my croc belt for the hand brace.
The shine of the wood is just phenomenal. No epoxy, no stainer, no wax, just natural. Fantastic!
It is a tough material, and the dust is not pleasant. But the work is worth it!
Posted by The Slingshot Channel at 12:15 AM