Using rattan or a combination of rattan and wood, a variety of interesting bow designs can be made. This book guides you through the making of seven bow designs with illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Sections include creating the bow profile, tillering, leather grips, shaping the handle, making wood overlays for the tips, and much more.
Making a longbow in only two days? No sweat! In their two-day workshops, the bowmakers team of Kunst-Griff introduced many enthusiastic beginners to the basics of making a wooden longbow–demonstrating each action step by step, in a comprehensible and clear way.
In old times bowyer was a well-esteemed profession. Today it is above all a popular hobby. Shooting with a self-made bow is a fantastic feeling. The impressions in this calendar indicate how much manual work is put into making a bow.