Category «Bow building»

Spotted gum youth bow

I was asked by a member of my club to make a short light poundage bow, as due to advancing years and various health problems,he was having difficulty pulling the weight he was used to. Also he ( like so many of us) has become interested in the simpler side of archery.So here it is. ...

Another horse bow

A friend admired my Asian style bow and asked me to make him one, so here it is, once again I used a bamboo flooring core lam and laminated the siyahs from a bamboo chopping board my wife asked me to sand and clean up (its beyond repair luv) and a core of Jarrah, the ...

Asian style bow

I have become interested in Asian horse-bow style bows and the mechanical advantage to be gained by the siyah's, so I decided to try my hand at making one. I first tried making one using my normal flatbow/pyramid bow timbers and techniques resulting in failure, I wont show you the results but I couldn't make ...

Maple bow

This is my latest bow just finished, maple backed maple with walnut and jarrah, deflex/reflex Pix now, story to follow when I have a little more time. Maple backed Maple with black Walnut and Jarrah.