Folding Slingshot

I made a classic Y shaped foldable slingshot out of hardware store supplies, with rubber casing

Supplies:

slingshot

  • 6 - 1.8 rubber washers
  • 4 - 2.5cm rubber washers
  • 2 - 2.5cm stainless steel plain washer
  • 6 - 1.8cm stainless steel plain washer
  • 1 - m8 bicycle post quick release clamp
  • 1 - m8 flat knurled screws
  • 2 - m8 flat knurled nuts
  • 2 - 12x2.5cm metal brackets for wood
  • 2 - 10x1.6cm metal brackets for wood
  • 1 - 12x2.5cm metal brackets corner for wood

case:

  • 1 - bicycle inner tube
  • waxed thread

Tools:

  • Sewing Awl Hand Stitcher
  • Hammer
  • Hollow Leather Punch Tools 1.7cm and 0.8cm
  • Saw for metal (to cut the corner guide, to shorten the clamp screw)
  • metal files (for the 12x2.5cm metal brackets holes)
  • a marker
  • metal Drill Bit (you may need to widen the 10x1.6cm metal brackets holes)

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Step 1: The Lower Part of the Slingshot

Step 2: Main Body

Step 3: Metal Corner Guide

Step 4: Final Product

Step 5: Rubber Case

Step 6: Rubber Band

Step 7: This Is Not a Toy

Slingshots may cause serious damage if misused. Slingshots should never be aimed at people or animals.

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