The Art of Making Primitive Bows and ArrowsItem Number: 4063
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The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows

The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows

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Since the dawn of Humanity, Man has developed and perfected the art of crafting primitive bows and arrows. The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows takes you on a journey from novice to advanced techniques, providing insights and practical knowledge that harken back to the methods of our ancestors. 

This book covers everything from essential terminology and tools to selecting the right bow woods and designing bows that fit your style and needs.

In addition to bow construction, the book delves into specialized techniques such as sinew backing and applying snakeskins, along with creating handle covers and finishes that enhance both functionality and aesthetics. 

Bonus chapters provide detailed instructions on crafting strings that complement your bows, as well as constructing arrows and quivers to complete your archery toolkit.

The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows not only offers practical step-by-step methods but also celebrates the craftsmanship and tradition behind primitive archery. 

Whether you're drawn to the challenge of recreating ancient techniques or simply passionate about traditional archery, this book serves as an invaluable resource for honing your skills and deepening your appreciation for this timeless craft.

Paperback. 52 pages, 92 illustrations. By D. C. Waldorf.


  • Design flat bows, recurves, self bows and more
  • Information on quivers, arrow making and more
  • 52 pages with 92 illustrations


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