24764Re: Makeing one's own thumbring: Resources? Sculpty?
- May 5, 2008I have fong and found a nice looking bone in Ham cooked the ham and
made a couple of thumb rings from the bone. Note: the ham bone will
turn a little brown with some light sanding the browning will lighten.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "jameswolfden" <jameswolfden@...>
> Okay, how is a thumbring going to help with your ring finger
> swollen? I am assuming by ring finger you mean the one you wearyour
> wedding ring on. If you shooting mediterrean, I think a differentright
> glove might help.
> Atarn.org has a lot of good information on building rings. Sculpy
> might work but you will have to experiment. Here are some other
> A billiard ball ring buildalong
> There is another thread on a leather thumbring soaked in superglue
> to harden it but you could probably just do it in cour boulli
> Here is one using a copper pipe thumbring and a leather kulak. The
> copper pipe (1" in diameter) is cut at an angle to provide the
> diameter for your thumb.Mirywoder
> Hope that helps,
> --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, 'Merry' Toirdhealbhach
> Lutre <Merry@> wrote:
> > I'm afraid the $32+ hand-carved horn thumbrings from Three Rivers
> are a
> > little out of my price range at the moment and I'd like to have a
> go at
> > making my own (200 arrows a day is leaving my ring finger quite
> > Wondering if anyone knows of any good online resources with
> > for constructing one's own thumbring.
> > I'm also wondering if any of the bake-able polymer sculpting clay
> > products like Sculpey
> > <http://www.sculpey.com/Products/products_poly_origsculp.htm>or
> > Ultra-light, et. al., will work for this. I've thought about
> trying to
> > file down Schedule 80 or 40 PVC pipe and boiling it to let me
> shape it
> > (I've used an oven before to straighten schedule 80 pipe when
> > Irish Flutes before, being careful to vent fumes. I think it
> > around 300 degrees F).
> > --
> > // Merry
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