posted on Oct, 18 2013 @ 05:37 PM
Here are some more of my recent makings - I've started to try learning how to make self-bows and these are my first two efforts. Each is just from a
Hazel branch and made with saw, bill-hook and knife. They have had a loose string on them and a good bend, but have not been properly tillered yet
and are not ready to shoot.
The first one was very rough, i just cut away at the belly (the bit that faces the archer) and shaped the thing:
With the second effort i also carved away at the front very carefully to give a wider, more powerful bow - hopefully:
I've also started on arrow making - I've got a flint arrowhead hafted but the shaft is not fletched or nocked yet:
And I've made some bone points too - the smaller ones will definitely go for arrows, while the bigger ones may end up as darts and the spike for a
I guess i should post this lot in the Survival forum when they are actually finished.
Here are some Antler Rings i have made too.. i started off just making three but enjoyed it so much i made a whole bunch, not all are pictured as
i've sold a few and my better half got one too.
These are the first three..
and a bunch more:
Thanks for looking