North Queensland Woomera 2
Woomera from the Ngadjonji tribe in northeastern Queensland in northeastern Australia.
This one is a LOT of guesswork. All I had to go by was a small picture from the internet and what little I know about Queensland-style woomeras.
Wood, 20" x 2" x 5/8"
Dowel, 3/8" x 4"
Resin/Rock Hard Water Putty
This is can be trouble, so I've broken it down with illustrations.
- Trim the outline of the woomera as shown. 8" from the peg end, it should be 1 1/2" high.
- Round the sides to give it an elliptical shape.
- Cut a "V"-shaped groove down the peg end. It should be 3/8" wide by 1/4" deep.
- Round off the top and bottom of the dowel.
- 3/8" from the top of the dowel, cut a notch and round it off. This is the peg for the dart.
- Glue and assemble the peg.
- Wrap it with artificial sinew.
- Put resin/putty over the wrappings. Go 1" up the board.
- Put a ball of resin/putty on the handle. Make it about 2" high and 1" wide.
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