Monday, 30 May 2011

Old Fashioned Catapults

Whilst out on a little bimble the other afternoon, i picked up three forked sticks, i was only looking for one as i have a commission to make an old fashioned "Dennis The Menace" catapult, all of the blanks pictured are from Elm and came from pre felled timber, ie stuff that the farmer had already taken down.

The middle one of the three is the one i shall use for the commission piece, the other two, well they are for me, why?, why not?, Ive even managed to get some proper old fashioned 1/4 inch catapult elastic as well, all i have to do is finish them off when the elastic arrives.

2 comments:

  1. yep, Dennis was a character from a UK comic called the Beano, here he is with his catapult
    http://wartimehousewife.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/dennis-the-menace-27-05-10.jpg

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