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If you're going to make your own bows you need a tillering cord. This one is a full 76", 18 strand tillering cord with a nylon serving wrapped upper loop. The nylon wrapping protects the main body of the string from limb abrasion for a long cord life.

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Hardened steel rod puts perfect edges on your scrapers. May be used on all shapes and sizes. Comfort grip wooden handle.
  • Puts perfect edges on your scrapers
  • Use on all shapess and sizes
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For the SERIOUS bowyer who knows the "tricks of the trade." Measures moisture in lumber, veneer, or fiberboard. Range of 6-20%, 2% increments. Two settings for wood species corrections. Bright LED display. High-impact plastic case. Wrist strap, pouch, battery, and instructions more
Measure your bow weight with digital accuracy!

Weighs bows up to 110# pull weight in .05 lb increments. Features two modes of peak weight and holding weight. Measures in pounds, ounces, and kg. Features a backlit display. Manufacturer lifetime warranty. more
Here are three scrapers with a wide variety of convex and concave shapes. Make any shaping job with curved or flat surfaces easier with this handy scraper set.

  • Wide variety of shapes
  • Convex & concave
  • Works on curved or flat surfaces
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  • A fancy 6" (blade) draw knife made from forged high carbon steel. Comes with leather, button down sheath, and wooden handles. Not too big, not to small...just right.

  • Forged high carbon steel construction
  • Leather sheath included
  • Perfect size
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  • Similar to the old "Coopers" bench, or the German schnitzelbank workbench. This bench is heavy duty, and with a little leg pressure, securely holds your bow in place while you work. (Bow and tools not included. Seat height is 24". Assembly required. more

    The StavePress is the perfect bowyers tool! It holds wood firmly and gently, preserving the integrity of the wood grain as you work your stave. The StavePress was designed to firmly hold irregularly shaped wood such as rough staves, or hand-carved furniture pieces without more
    For shaping and smoothing irregular or curved wood surfaces. Cast iron body for long life. Double set screw adjustment for complete control of cutting depth and angle. High quality 2-1/8" steel blade for superb shaving.

  • Cast iron body
  • 2-1/8" more
  • Our nock file is a full 8" and that length saves you time and effort. Superb quality, 5/32" in diameter. Makes filing those string grooves a cinch. Cuts wood, fiberglass and metal.
    • Great on string grooves
    • 5/32" x 8" dimensions
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    This slick little handle fits our nock file (item #6310) and gives you not only a comfortable grip, but better control too.
    • Comforable grip
    • Better control
    • Works great with item #6310 more
    This quality Farrier's rasp/file combo offers an aggressive rasp on one side for removing material fast. Flip it over and you've got a course file for more controlled stock removal. A full 14" long our Farrier's rasp/file is perfectly suited for bowmaking. Every bowyer more