Stick and String: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Laminated Fiberglass Longbows

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Independently published #ad - You will find detailed instructions, layout formulas, on grinding your own laminations, on design, advice on wood selection, links to suppliers and other bow building websites, and on finish. This book is a guide and reference tool intended to give you the necessary foundations in bow building techniques so that you can build beautiful bows that will last a lifetime.

Stick and string takes the mystery out of building a laminated fiberglass longbow. Written for the beginner, stick and String, is an illustrated guide that breaks down the process of bow building into 23 steps.

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Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves.

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A discarded hay string would serve as a bowstring. The pleasure of jumping rabbits and seeing the feathered shaft streaking toward them was a thrill I’ve never forgotten. It’s just there. With the dwindling of the pleistocene mega fauna, mammoths and such, the bow became more important and indeed helped to make us who we are today.

What we think of as civilization is a new experiment in the eyes of Father Time. The small creatures around our home were plenty safe. It still holds that attraction, same as the hearth. When i was about 12 or so my brother brought me two old Ben Person recurves he’d found at a yard sale. My first bow, a decrowned mulberry flatbow, broke within about 10 shots.

Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves. #ad - There are still unanswered questions and we’ll cover many of them here. Experts say that humans have been around for some fifty thousand years. This book is an attempt to share some of what I’ve learned over my years of bow making. Why write another book on making wood bows you might ask? The simple answer is that there are so many ways of doing and explaining things.

When i was a kid i would make crude bows from green plum branches, big at one end and small at the other. No matter where you live, you’ll have something near that will make a bow.

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The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good Life

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Stephen Graf #ad - If you've ever thought about making your own bow, this book is a good place to start. In addition, it explores both the philosophical and concrete reasons why making your own bow will add to the story of your good life. It will take you through the entire process of building a bow, from design to construction.

In this book you will find easy-to-follow instructions for making your own American Longbow from scratch, and advice on how to shoot it.

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Wooden Bows: What I Wish I'd Known When I Started

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Independently published #ad - Veteran bowyers and newcomers alike will appreciate his invaluable insights. Jim hamm co-author, editor, and publisher of The Traditional Bowyer's Bible series shares the secrets he's learned from a lifetime of bowmaking.

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Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 4

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Independently published #ad - With combined experience totally over a century, the authors have constructed thousand of wooden bows. Every facet of the process is thoroughly explained, making construction easy even for the first-time bowyer.

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Teaching the Bow to Bend: Making a Longbow

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Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - Making a longbow in only two days? no sweat! in their two-day workshops, the bowmakers team of Kunst-Griff introduced many enthusiastic beginners to the basics of making a wooden longbow--demonstrating each action step by step, in a comprehensible and clear way. This compact book, flemish splices and bowyer's knots in detail, leather grips, brings their workshop to you! Covering basic topics like ideal wood selection and the individual parts of a longbow, bow stringers, now in color, as well as more advanced construction like tillering, this guide provides you with the basics to get started with the fascinating hobby of bow making.

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The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3

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Lyons Press #ad - The third volume in the traditional bowyer's Bible series covers tools, Korean and African archery, stone points, custom shafts, bows of the Plains Indians, and much more.

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Traditional Bowyer's Bible Volume 1

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The emphasis is on the history of these weapons and methods for building them from scratch, just as they were made before the advent of firearms. Invaluable information for anyone interested in the age-old lure of archery. The traditional bowyer's bible is a remarkably in-depth analysis of the wooden bow from its construction to its correct use by leading experts in the field.

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Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 2

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Independently published #ad - Never before have such detailed instructions been available for the home craftsman, with information on how to make fine bows and arrows from natural materials.

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Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows, and Quivers

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Independently published #ad - Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for readers who plan to make and shoot their own bows and arrows. It's a must-have text for outdoorsmen, traditional craftsmen, bowhunters, and historians.

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Bear Arrow Rest/Silent Plate

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Bear Archery AS3572000 #ad - The pinnacle of fit and finish. User friendly design. Rest/silent Plate Built for high performance.

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