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Reply #5610 - Jun 23rd, 2019 at 1:36am
 
Morphy wrote on Jun 21st, 2019 at 12:32am:
I really need to try one of these. I wonder if a woven pouch can be made Egyptian style with only one side cupped?

An asymmetric Egyptian sounds very interesting.
If you want a no-frills asymmetric leather pouch to build a sling around, just PM me your address. I have a spare bear claw ďcouch pouchĒ thatís just waiting for some cordage.
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Reply #5611 - Jun 23rd, 2019 at 8:21pm
 
Thanks NOOC! I won't turn that down. Maybe I can throw something together for you in return.
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Reply #5612 - Jun 25th, 2019 at 10:23pm
 
@Morphy, if you can come up with something to trade that has about the same value as a piece of leather from a smelly, old, worn-out sofa, then thatís fine, but Iím perfectly happy to just  drop it in the mail and see what you do with the final result Smiley
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Reply #5613 - Jun 29th, 2019 at 6:40am
 
The Celestial Paladin wrote on Jun 8th, 2019 at 10:05am:
Synthetic Kahun (Tut) sling.



Well done. I'm a bit late but might I ask which guide / tutorial you followed?
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Reply #5614 - Jul 3rd, 2019 at 10:31am
 
Playing around with braiding. Got the idea looking at a YouTube vid from Lindybeige (9 min mark) used 3 strands of pink and 3 strands of green using 12 feet strands of nylon masonís cord, I got a 24 inch sling. The material is somewhat slippery and does not hold up to wear very well, but costs next to nothing and the braiding is quick.

https://youtu.be/FN3mztvclHk
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Reply #5615 - Jul 3rd, 2019 at 10:33am
 
Tried making a staff sling. Reference was mostly made to Youtube https://youtu.be/FN3mztvclHk
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Reply #5616 - Jul 3rd, 2019 at 3:03pm
 
Hi biglap, welcome!

I like your staff video.† Looks like a real nice throw!† I still have yet to make a staff sling.† It keeps getting pushed back because of other sling-related projects Wink

Your sling looks good too.† Although there appears to be a couple areas where the braid is a little loose.† As you get used to braiding, things should start to tighten up.† Have you done much throwing with it yet?† I'm curious how it's working for you.
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