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Is Flying Steel still selling merchandise?

No, we are taking an indefinite break.

What should I use as a target?

End-grain soft wood makes the best target. Log slices (also known as log rounds) are cheap and easy if you have access to them, but are prone to splitting. Block targets are better because they allow for maintenance and restoration, but they are heavy and laborious to make.

Face-grain soft wood is also good, and a panel made from wood boards is perfect as a backdrop or support for an end-grain target.

Plywood and hard wood (e.g. oak, maple) should be avoided.

Knifethrowing.info has a lot of information on targets. This vid shows how to build a face-grain target. Vids that show how to make a block target can be seen here, here, and here.