Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 2Independently 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.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 4Independently published #ad - Every facet of the process is thoroughly explained, making construction easy even for the first-time bowyer. With combined experience totally over a century, the authors have constructed thousand of wooden bows.
The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3Lyons Press #ad - The third volume in the traditional bowyer's Bible series covers tools, stone points, custom shafts, Korean and African archery, bows of the Plains Indians, and much more.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves.CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - My arrows were fat and unfletched and would scarcely fly more than a few yards, usually tumbling over in midair. 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. We have been hunters forever. Experts say that humans have been around for some fifty thousand years.
It still holds that attraction, same as the hearth. The second held together quite well and is probably still around somewhere and capable of shooting an arrow, though it would probably draw about 70lbs. We are built to run, to pursue big game on the open savannas, to kill and eat them. We will cover all of the most frequently asked questions, and lay out a simple plan that should guide you through the entire process, from finding a stave to stringing your bow and shooting your first arrow.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves. #ad - When i first started making bows I used the woods I had close at hand; mulberry, common persimmon, white cedar, red maple, etc. It’s just there. No matter where you live, you’ll have something near that will make a bow. When i was a kid i would make crude bows from green plum branches, big at one end and small at the other.
People often ask me where they can find a bow stave and, invariably, I tell them to use what they have close by. The pleasure of jumping rabbits and seeing the feathered shaft streaking toward them was a thrill I’ve never forgotten.
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, bowhunters, traditional craftsmen, 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.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3Independently published #ad - Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3 #ad - With combined experience totaling over a century, the authors thoroughly explain every facet of the bowmaking process, making construction easy even for the first-time bowyer.
The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good LifeStephen Graf #ad - 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. 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.