Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows and Quivers

Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows and Quivers

by Jim Hamm
     
 

A complete step-by-step guide to Native American bows and arrows, including information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the reader who plans to make and use his own bow, and offers good reading for the armchair

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A complete step-by-step guide to Native American bows and arrows, including information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the reader who plans to make and use his own bow, and offers good reading for the armchair archer.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
" Far and away the best book on the subject. Must reading for anyone interested in traditional archery." —Chuckk Boelter D.D.S. Belleville, MI ". . . excellent rating. Very clear and easy to understand."—Monte Quade, Deerlodge, MT ". . . learn the nearly lost art of handmade bows and arrows from a narrative interwoven with history and humor. The final chapter alone is worth the price of admission."—Dr. Bill Jones, La Jolla, CA " I am greatly impressed with the book. Very readable as well as thorough." —Joe S. Hays, Curator, Museum of the Great Plains, LAwton, OK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599210834
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
236,975
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Jimm Hamm has been making arrows, bows, and quivers by hand, following Native American methods, since the 1980s. He lives, as he says, in the Republic of Texas.

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