LumberJocks

Some pics of wood canon grips

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jon posted 03-26-2008 10:25 AM 2089 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Some pics of wood canon grips
Some pics of wood canon grips No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

The following are some image links to one of my pic sites; this one in particular has a bit of wood working on it from the past… including some bigger pics of my DVD cabinet still raw and unfinished. The grip handle is one of many I’ve made to be sold attached to the plumbing manfold you see the wood affixed to… It bears noting that the hole in the picture of the hole in the wood, measures slightly over 1 1/2” and that is the entry hole; the board thickness was, if I remember correctly, before impact 5/8”, seasoned and hard, nailed up for the shot…from 80’ http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2416/2317468621_2222b2a2f0_m.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2206/2319882749_901bf8edf7_s.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2206/2319882749_901bf8edf7.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2333/2319880005_819e0e30c9.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2019/2318286196_c0f1b4495e_m.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2322/2317465845_e71d019ec1_m.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2019/2316674549_a48b401bed_m.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3256/2315727493_d611172634_m.jpg

-- Sometimes my wife wishes that she was a block of wood... ;-)





7 comments so far

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2477 days


#1 posted 03-26-2008 12:23 PM

Jon,

This is an interesting piece. What wood is the grip made from?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15698 posts in 2873 days


#2 posted 03-26-2008 03:17 PM

You are not a well man, Jon. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View GaryK's profile

GaryK

10262 posts in 2643 days


#3 posted 03-26-2008 04:25 PM

I’m with Scott, What type of wood?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

View DannyBoy's profile

DannyBoy

521 posts in 2520 days


#4 posted 03-26-2008 04:28 PM

I’d like to see some detailed plans. This would be a great weapon for defending the homestead from rabid squirrels. (Or just shooting cans at 50 paces.)

-- He said wood...http://hickbyassociation.blogspot.com/

View joey's profile

joey

396 posts in 2559 days


#5 posted 03-26-2008 04:47 PM

do you have many rabid squirrels in your parts? that sure would do the trick,
we play paint ball and a lot guys build them to shot the nerf footballs at tanks, yes they have tanks at some of the big paint ball games http://www.ddayadventurepark.com/index.php?option=com_easygallery&Itemid=22 but that is pretty cool anyway and i know some paint ballers that would love your work.

Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

View Dan Lyke's profile

Dan Lyke

1474 posts in 2780 days


#6 posted 03-26-2008 04:53 PM

Oooh! Very cool. A friend just pointed me towards these air cannon antenna launchers, nominally for putting HAM radio antennas up in trees quickly during emergencies. My partner and I just got our HAM radio licenses, and we’ve got a potato cannon in the shed for visiting kids, but we’re interested in technologies that don’t involve hair spray.

So I, too, am interested in how your dump valves work…

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

View Blake's profile

Blake

3437 posts in 2529 days


#7 posted 03-26-2008 10:41 PM

Neat project! Thanks for posting.

By the way, if you put exclamation marks before and after each link they will show up as photos in this blog.

For example:

! http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2333/2319880005_819e0e30c9.jpg !

Take out the spaces and it becomes this:

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase