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Making your own Boomerang will bring you closer
to total Boomerang Nirvana.

 

There is no closer bond to bent sticks than carving your own. These sticks are magic and you can be the one that puts the magic in the stick. The first catch of a boomerang you just made is always a thrill.

Check out these pages and links, then GO FOR IT! The only thing between you and the stick of your dreams is you're inhibitions. Make some sawdust and enjoy boomerangs to the fullest. Don't be afraid to dig in, then give me a shout. I'd love to hear about your trials and tribulations.

  • My Strip Laminate Construction page. A few of the pics that show some of the process of making strip laminated boomerangs.

     

  • Multi-lap page. This is a page showing how to make multiple lap joint sticks using veneer or other thin stock.

     

  • Tips Here are a few tips on making veneer strip lams. Take them for what they are worth.

     

  • Tips Here are a few tips on making veneer multi-laps. Take them for what they are worth.

    Watch Al Gerhards make and throw boomerangs.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5qH8Yt-B2I

    Be sure to check out the following construction links.

    They have been of great help to me and I'm sure you will enjoy them.

    Construction Links

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    • Redi Boomerangs There are some great instruction as well as plans.  Redi sells materials as well.  Located in Germany.

       

    • BVD's Lap Joints Dave makes some beautiful lap joints and has a great page showing details you won't want to miss.

       

    • Flying Frog's Construction Tom has made a great page showing the basics of making sticks. Check it out, you won't be dissapointed.

     

    • Boomerang Passion Olivier has accumulated a vast amount of information about boomerangs, check out his plans pages.

      Aerodynamics of Boomerangs by Felix Hess in Scientific American.
    • Felix_Hess_SciAm.pdf