Just Bows!

For discussion related to primitive bows.
barnabasturi
Registered User
barnabasturi
Registered User
Joined: June 8th, 2008, 8:53 pm

July 27th, 2013, 5:23 pm #61

A little osage bow. 40# at 24", nock to nock 43".









More pics: http://ijkeszito.yuku.com/topic/759/Buborkfj
Quote
Like
Share

John W Cooper
Registered User
John W Cooper
Registered User
Joined: October 6th, 2007, 10:44 am

July 27th, 2013, 9:39 pm #62







Osage self bow with horn tip overlays.  29#@28" - 66" ntn  (I hope the combined pics aren't cheating.  I'll change my ways if it is.  ;-) )
Quote
Like
Share

Weylin
Registered User
Weylin
Registered User
Joined: May 27th, 2009, 4:34 am

July 31st, 2013, 4:13 am #63

"Evenstar" Osage recurve made for the Primitive Archer bow trade.







Quote
Like
Share

Alan H
Registered User
Alan H
Registered User
Joined: August 5th, 2010, 1:30 am

July 31st, 2013, 4:12 pm #64

Red Elm Mollegabet, 50 # @ 27", 66 " NTN.


Quote
Like
Share

lostarrow
Registered User
lostarrow
Registered User
Joined: April 30th, 2012, 2:26 am

August 9th, 2013, 10:14 pm #65

White Ash, 66"NTN . Ebony overlays ,Birdseye Maple veneer, Mother of Pearl inlays(strikeplate). Pierced leather grip over black leather. 54#@28"
Quote
Like
Share

Anrothan
Registered User
Anrothan
Registered User
Joined: March 11th, 2010, 9:28 pm

January 16th, 2014, 8:38 pm #66

Mollegabet-bow, Hickory board.





Last edited by Anrothan on January 16th, 2014, 8:53 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Quote
Like
Share

Eric Krewson
Registered User
Eric Krewson
Registered User
Joined: June 10th, 2004, 2:41 am

December 25th, 2015, 9:09 pm #67

My current favorite, osage, 54@25, 64" NTN.
Quote
Like
Share

lostarrow
Registered User
lostarrow
Registered User
Joined: April 30th, 2012, 2:26 am

February 26th, 2016, 4:16 pm #68

Quote
Like
Share

lostarrow
Registered User
lostarrow
Registered User
Joined: April 30th, 2012, 2:26 am

February 26th, 2016, 4:22 pm #69

serviceberry 50#@30" .Horn nocks . Ivory strikeplate
Quote
Like
Share

lostarrow
Registered User
lostarrow
Registered User
Joined: April 30th, 2012, 2:26 am

February 26th, 2016, 4:26 pm #70

Bamboo backed Ipe. Abalone shell arrowstrike.
Quote
Like
Share

lostarrow
Registered User
lostarrow
Registered User
Joined: April 30th, 2012, 2:26 am

May 31st, 2016, 4:21 am #71

63" Privet,43#@26" . Abalone and mother of pearl inlays , Carved handle , Amethyst set in Buffalo horn over dyed Maple Burl nocks. Love poem on the limbs in the "Tolkein : Lord of the rings" Elvish calligraphy style.
Quote
Like
Share

M Reinikainen
Registered User
M Reinikainen
Registered User
Joined: October 14th, 2016, 5:04 pm

October 14th, 2016, 5:12 pm #72

Mind if I join in?

Here are some of my bows from 2004 to 2016

First bow is self Oak 68"long and pulling 52lb at 41"


Next we have 80" long sef Ash englishstyle longbow pullin 95lb at 33"


Heres some of me older work
Hazel, Elm and Yew
 

My first Ugri style bow (3 lam Ash) 38lb at 26


Secent to last, This bow is thw first ever 74" long +85lb at 32" finnish yew warbow made in Finland in at least 200 years that we know of.



And finaly: The Barbie yew bow! 12½" long and pulling 2,6lb with 11,5cm /4½" draw!

 

 
Quote
Like
Share