The Wallypult

Made some other form of traditional fishing tackle.
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The Wallypult

Post by Paul D » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:02 pm

Recently that lovely chap Wallyboyrob gifted me a fine piece of Hazel cut from the banks of the delightful river Wallington, A little cutting, scrapping and buggering about and I've made myself a useful catty.
I've sheathed the handle end in brass purely for decoration, the handle and ends of the arm are bound in hemp cord, wanted to keep it all a bit rustic ( that's my excuse! ).
A leather pouch via that online place and a couple of costs of varnish finished it off.
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Re: The Wallypult

Post by RBTraditional » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:17 pm

Very nice indeed mate :Thumb:
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Re: The Wallypult

Post by AshbyCut » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:50 pm

Spiffing, Sir. :Hat:
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Post by Bob Brookes » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:04 pm

That's nice Paul. :Thumb:
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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Gurn » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:05 pm

Marvelous Paul, reminded me of the one I cobbled up a few years ago...Except yours is much nicer. Great fun.


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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Mark » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:15 pm

Very nice Paul.
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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Wallys-Cast » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:51 pm

Spot on that Paul, a proper lads catty..


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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Black Prince » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:12 pm

Lovely thing that catty I bet it's very tactile grace any ones gear well done :Ok: mike

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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Muscavado » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:15 pm

Lovely job Paul :Hat:

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Re: The Wallypult

Post by Julian » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:18 pm

Very nice catapult Paul :Hat:
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