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Bow Making June 2018

Discussion in 'Forest Knights' started by Wayne, Jun 25, 2018.

  1. Wayne

    Wayne BCUK Welfare Officer
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    We have rightly got a fantastic reputation for providing some of the best courses in the country. Our Bow Making is no exception over the last 15 years we have taught 100s of people to make traditional bows.

    Last weekend was another opportunity to share our knowledge with some fantastic people.

    As usual we restrict the numbers on our craft courses to 4-5 people maximum to endure they have the best learning experience possible.

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    Beginning of day 1

    Wood Selection.

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    Removing the bark



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    Working the limb.

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    Stretching the bow. Working the limbs and the string.

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    David did exceptionally well bearng in mind 2 years ago his arm was paralysed and the hospital considered amputation.

    3 fantastic European Flat Bows and one rather nice English Long Bow.

    Draw weights ranginging from 20lb - 45lb.

    For more information on our courses check out. forestknights
     

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