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Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 4

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Many archers and bowhunters will be surprised to learn that a wooden bow, whose ancestry dates back thousands of years, will shoot an arrow as fast and as effectively as the most modern fiberglass-laminated bows. 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. The authors thoroughly explain every facet of the process, from choosing wood to applying finishes, making construction easy even for the ...

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Overview

Many archers and bowhunters will be surprised to learn that a wooden bow, whose ancestry dates back thousands of years, will shoot an arrow as fast and as effectively as the most modern fiberglass-laminated bows. 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. The authors thoroughly explain every facet of the process, from choosing wood to applying finishes, making construction easy even for the first-time bowyer.With combined experience totaling over a century, the authors have constructed thousands of bows. Now they reveal their secrets and techniques in The Traditional Bowyer's Bible series, four essential volumes filled with history, humor and practical advice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599214535
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: Traditional Bowyer's Bible Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 104,178
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Hamm (Azle, Texas) practically grew up with a bow in his hands, and today is among the world's leading experts on traditional archery. He is the owner and publisher of Bois D'Arc Press. He has edited and contributed to the three earlier volumes in the Traditional Bowyer's Bible series, and is the author of Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans.

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