THE BOW BUILDERS BOOK: European Bow Building From the Stone Age to Today
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by Flemming Alrune, Wulf Hein, Jurgen Junkmanns, Boris Pantel, Holger Riesch, Achim Stegmeyer, Ulirich Stehli, Konrad Vogele & Jorge Zschieschang. Hardbound, 213 pages, 8-1/2" x 11". Experienced bow builders and archaeologists describe the history, evolution, and construction of European style longbows in this revised second edition. For the beginner, clear, uncomplicated instructions are offered, including updated descriptions of construction techniques, tools, materials, and shooting styles. For the more advanced bowyers, there are tips on choosing wood and adhesives, explination of the evolution/adaptation of bow design and precise dimensions for replicating special historic bow types. Also includes comprehensive instructions on how to properly test your newly built longbow and construct arrows. This guide is ideal for the bow hunter, boyer, and marksman looking for a new challenge.
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