Wednesday, December 21, 2011

"The Olivehammer"

Did another variation of the Hammerhead design.

I used an aluminum core, and well matured olive wood. Then I added some dark walnut for the palm swell.

This came out great! So smooth in the hand. I like it a lot.





22 comments:

  1. that looks really good! i like the core.

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  2. Splendid, beautiful, very nice!
    What is the thickness of the aluminum core ?
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  3. Wonderful craftsmanship. The grain of the olive wood contrasting with the walnut palm swell and aluminum makes this truly unique. Well done!

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  4. Oh my gosh, that looks awesome!

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  5. beautiful work, how do you mill out your aluminum core, do you send it out and have it milled, or do you use a file and manual labor at home.
    Thanks

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  6. What is olive wood like to work with? Is it hard, soft, prone to splitting or splintering, things like that?

    Oh BTW Greetings from Canada!!

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  7. Magnificent sling shot Jörg. Have you shot with it already?

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  8. lannon, I use a power jig saw and files. No milling.

    Kevin, olive wood is pretty dense and very oily. It often has cracks, but if you use a piece that hasn't any, it is pretty solid. However I always use a core from a different material in oder to make it 100% safe.

    Abu, no, I haven't shot it yet. Finished it during the week, but it is dark outside when I come back from work. Will shoot it tomorrow.

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  9. It really looks great, i love the look of a metal core...

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  10. very beautiful ur getting REALLY good

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  11. Wow, your slingshots are really awesome.

    What kind of "Theraband" do you use ?
    How long, what type, ...

    Greetings Christian

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  12. man i just see you in youtube and its awesome the slinghsots you do.
    its great your job and this sligshoots its really pretty. thanks for your videos.

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  13. What are the dimensions of the slingshot?

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  14. Very beautiful slingshot. I thought making one of my one.The problem is I don't know what kind of rubber to use and where to get it.

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