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 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 Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3Lyons Press #ad - The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3 #ad - The third volume in the traditional bowyer's Bible series covers tools, Korean and African archery, custom shafts, bows of the Plains Indians, stone points, and much more.
Traditional Bowyer's Bible Volume 1CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Invaluable information for anyone interested in the age-old lure of archery. 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. 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 Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 1Lyons Press #ad - Invaluable information for anyone interested in the age-old lure of archery. The traditional bowyer's Bible series includes three essential volumes filled with history, humor, and practical advice.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves.CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - This book is an attempt to share some of what I’ve learned over my years of bow making. It still holds that attraction, same as the hearth. 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. 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.
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. My arrows were fat and unfletched and would scarcely fly more than a few yards, usually tumbling over in midair. I can’t explain the pull of a camp fire either, or the ocean, or the open hills where you can see forever.
When i first started making bows I used the woods I had close at hand; mulberry, white cedar, common persimmon, red maple, etc. I’d probably made more than a dozen bows of various woods before I ever saw a piece of Osage. We are built to run, to pursue big game on the open savannas, to kill and eat them.
Traditional Bowyer's Handbook: How to build wooden bows and arrows: longbows, selfbows, & recurves. #ad - We’ve been carrying the bow for maybe five thousand atlatls and spears before that, and pushing the plow for maybe two thousand. Although i’d get several shots a day I never did hit one on the fly but I remember that fall fondly nonetheless. Experts say that humans have been around for some fifty thousand years.
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.
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 - It's a must-have text for outdoorsmen, bowhunters, traditional craftsmen, and historians. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for readers who plan to make and shoot their own bows and arrows.
The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Vol. 2Lyons Pr #ad - Book by used book in Good Condition.
The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good LifeStephen Graf #ad - The American Longbow: How to Make One, and Its Place in a Good Life #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. 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.
Used book in Good Condition. It will take you through the entire process of building a bow, from design to construction.