Time: About 2 hours
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Once boomerang was the most powerful and deadly weapon. Now mainly used in sports and decorative purposes. By the way, aborigines made their boomerangs without using any tools (as there were no instruments). We are living in the 21st century and have a bunch of tools for woodworking, so make boomerang will have no troubles.
As you learn later, make boomerang of wood is not too difficult, especially after a few attempts. Also you can read all "how to make boomerang" topics on this website and you will be a master. Follow to boomerang tag.
- Wooden slats
- Paint or protective for wood
- File and rasp
- Wooden glue, epoxy the best
- Pot of boiling water
- Step 6
At this stage, each blade of boomerang should be given a slight bend at the convex side of the wing. Put all three blades on the tank of boiling water (a short distance from the water, vapor should envelop blades), and wait a few minutes. Wood will turn wet and become soft, gently give them a little bend.Bend blade around cylindric thing, like bucket
- Step 10
The main part is coming to an end, the homemade boomerang is ready to flight. But let's paint it.
Usually I cover my boomerangs with a transparent varnish or colorless protective impregnation for wood. This boomerang I decided to paint with color. Cover surface with tape for accurate paint.Boomerang is placed on support from a sheet of plywood, which hammered three nails spikes upward, to not disturb the wet paint.
How to make boomerang
So let's watch a video! It's very hard to catch fast spinning boomerang with one hand...
Here it is a next video with "Abstergo" boomerang, also featuring my "Hieroglyph" rang.
- This is perhaps the most complex and tricky design for a homemade boomerang, but i haв no problems with it
- Boomerang is very quick and has short-range flight.
- Due to the extra weight of paint and a high speed it was not afraid of a gentle breeze
- A great gift. Just do not forget to teach the happy owner how to throw the boomerang
- If the theme of boomerangs will be popular, I will record a step by step video about how to make boomerang of wood