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After watching Joerg Sprave's video on a tiny slingshot that he made, I decided to make one myself. I drew up a design on a piece of paper, and cut out a little MDF template to trace the pattern on plywood. The core of the slingshot is made of two layers of 1/4 inch of birch plywood which resulted in 10 layers of wood total. Outside of that, there is an assortment of hardwoods laminated together. The rubber bands attached are Thera-band Gold, which is a very tough and stretchy rubber, with little steel pins preventing them from sliding through the holes. I finished it with a couple coats of water based polyurethane.

The entire build only took a couple hours (not counting the time for the glue to dry).

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Step 1: Video and Building Process

The link for the video if the embedded one isn't working: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mcg3lxi3P74

Step 2: Finished Product + Etsy

Some pictures of the end result.

This slingshot will be for sale on Etsy within a couple days if anyone is interested. (Leave a comment if you are)

<p> cool I am interested </p>
Me I'm intrested
It's called Thera-band (gold version) and it is sold quite cheaply on Amazon
awesome man. where do you get the rubber for the sling.

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