The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows
Secrets of bow and arrow making are revealed; from simple self bows, working osage and yew wood, to advanced techniques such as sinew backing, this book has it covered. 64 pages.
The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows, by D.C. Waldorf.
In this revised edition the secrets of bow and arrow making are revealed, beginning with chapters on theory and terminology, the making of a simple self bow and the tools used.
Chapters on bow woods and bow design help the reader choose the wood and type of bow he/she wishes to make.
Working Osage Orange, Yew and advanced techniques including sinew backing are covered thoroughly. Also, making bow strings, arrows and quivers.
For the price, its the best and most complete bow and arrow instructional book on the market.
Softbound, 64 pages, 8 & 1/2 X 11", illustrated with 95 beautiful line drawings by Val Waldorf.