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By Gever Tulley with Julie Spiegler

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Make a Slingshot

Create your own primitive tool.

1. Make elastic bands. To begin, tie 2 rubber bands together to make a long band. Repeat. If you find you want more power later, you can double up the rubber bands.

2. Make a pocket. Cut a small rectangle out of a scrap of leather or sturdy cloth. You can either tie the rubber bands to the pocket, or cut 2 small holes and loop the bands through.

3. Assemble. Tie the rubber bands to the ends of a forked stick. If the bands slip off, try lashing them in place ...

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