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Building the Fast-Catch Boomerang

Several cardboard Fast-Catch Boomerangs

Figure 18-3. Several cardboard Fast-Catch Boomerangs

  1. Using a straight edge, draw a 1′ by 1′ plus sign on the poster board; these two strokes will serve as guidelines. They should be perpendicular but don’t drive yourself nuts if the lines are a little skewed.

  2. Add 2″ crossbars to the ends of each stroke, as in Figure 18-4. (In heraldry, this is called a cross potent and is the same as the central figure in a Crusaders’ cross design.)

    The cross potent boomerang skeleton

    Figure 18-4. The cross potent boomerang skeleton

  3. Connect the 2″ crossbars on either end ...

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