Recently, I found some forks from a dead Sambucus bush (German: "Holunder").
Sambucus is very dense wood, but it always has a canal filled with the soft marrow. In dead Sambucus, this marrow is usually dust.
Made a slingshot from the first part.
As you can see, a thick fork - just the way I like it. You can see the marrow canal already!
Debarked it first.
Then, I sawed out the rough shape.
Kept working on it until the file work and rough sanding was done. You can see the marrow canal!
I decided not to fill the cracks and the canal - simply because this looks very cool the way it is. Just oiled (raw linseed oil) and polished.
I called it "The Flute" for obvious reasons!
One of the nicest naturals I made so far.