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Old 01-08-2013, 10:09 PM
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I'm thinking of building an American Indian stick bow. Any tips or suggestions would be welcome. Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:19 AM
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There's a book series called "The Bowyer's Bible" that would be an worth reading. It'll help you avoid common mistakes (including ones that could cost you your eyes!)
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There's a book series called "The Bowyer's Bible" that would be an worth reading. It'll help you avoid common mistakes (including ones that could cost you your eyes!)
Thanks, I'll look it up. I have "Making Indian Bows and Arrows....The Old Way", but so far it's not inspiring a lot of confidence.
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I built my first bow while with the BSA years ago. The information I had was from the BSA and was a pamphlet for a merit badge. I earned the badge and went on and built a recurve out of yew wood. I built my own arrows out of cedar. A lot of fun. You go man and have fun like I did.
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Cool, thanks oldcodger. I got busy at work, but the bow making is still on a burner. Way at the back.
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