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Reflective Journal

Greg, what wood do you use in weapon making?

Greg Simms
Greg Simms

There are certain timbers out there that you can only cut six months of the year, which is autumn and winter. Some of the other weapons we used, we cut the timber and would leave it lie for about two weeks and over the period of two weeks the timber was split at both ends and we cut the ends off and then we have the length which is required and for boomerangs, we used to get the elbow shaped out of the branches or the roots to make our killer boomerangs or returning boomerangs.

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