Some of you ask for a "how to" nocks on bamboo arrows I posting. I did it my simply way and for sure there is other ways.
On this I use birch, but any hard wood working as well horn or antler.
I write some words above the photos, hope you understand? If not use plastic nocks
You can see here where I dyed nocks reddish: Bamboo Arrows
3/8" birch dowel to start.
ready to drilling tapered hole for 5/16"
drilling is going on
nice tapered 5/16" hole
tapered bamboo shaft and tapered birch nock ready to fit on
fit very well
cuting the nock to about 1 inches
glue nock done ready to grinding shape
grinding of to shape I want
ready for cut groove for string
groove for string cut done
rough down nock....now its to fine fininch the nock, maybe dyed with some color
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