Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 2Independently published #ad - Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 2 #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.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 4Independently 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.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible Volume 1CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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. 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.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves.CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A discarded hay string would serve as a bowstring. The traditional bowyers Bible series, as mentioned earlier, is still a great source of information. No matter where you live, you’ll have something near that will make a bow. When i was about 12 or so my brother brought me two old Ben Person recurves he’d found at a yard sale.
We have been hunters forever. What we think of as civilization is a new experiment in the eyes of Father Time. We’ve been carrying the bow for maybe five thousand atlatls and spears before that, and pushing the plow for maybe two thousand. Some of what you’ll find here, you’ll find nowhere else. My arrows were fat and unfletched and would scarcely fly more than a few yards, usually tumbling over in midair.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves. #ad - The pleasure of jumping rabbits and seeing the feathered shaft streaking toward them was a thrill I’ve never forgotten. One was a short bow, probably no more than 48 inches and the other was more of a standard size. When i was a kid i would make crude bows from green plum branches, big at one end and small at the other.
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. I made my first “real” bow when i was in high school, after getting a copy of the Traditional Bowyers Bible in the mail more on this in a moment. I can’t explain the pull of a camp fire either, or the ocean, or the open hills where you can see forever.
Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows, and QuiversIndependently 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.
Wooden Bows: What I Wish I'd Known When I StartedIndependently published #ad - 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. Veteran bowyers and newcomers alike will appreciate his invaluable insights.
The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 1Lyons Press #ad - The traditional bowyer's Bible series includes three essential volumes filled with history, humor, and practical advice. Invaluable information for anyone interested in the age-old lure of archery.
The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good LifeStephen Graf #ad - 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.
The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good Life #ad - If you've ever thought about making your own bow, this book is a good place to start.
Encyclopedia of Native American Bows, Arrows, and Quivers, Volume 2: Plains and SouthwestIndependently published #ad - From dozens of museums and private collections, crow, kiowa, sioux, as well as southwest tribes like Apache, authors Allely and Hamm have brought together the most exceptional bows, arrows and quivers from plains tribes such as Blackfoot, Arapaho, Navajo, Hopi, Cheyenne, and Comanche, and the ancient Anasazi.
Encyclopedia of Native American Bows, Arrows, and Quivers, Volume 2: Plains and Southwest #ad - . Beautifully detailed full-page pen and ink drawings give dimensions, decoration, and construction details. This pathbreaking and comprehensive book will strongly appeal to all of those with an abiding interest in Native Americans and archery.
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9" Shinto Saw Rasp #ad - Suitable for any shaping task from rough to fine work. Our shinto saw rasp is a 9" flat rasp made from 10 hardened teeth saw blades held together by rivets and features both coarse and fine sides with the teeth oriented to cut on the push stroke.