some new bows

reverseparking
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May 19th, 2018, 3:18 pm #1

Hi all, great to see some bowyers from the past is coming back! I haven't made any bows for some years but made a bunch this spring and re -registered here. 



Wych elm sapling bow: 66" nock to nock. 50# at 28" 

it took about 1 inch of set but still holds 2 inches of reflex.

Aksel
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May 20th, 2018, 6:34 pm #2

This is another elm sapling bow. Its 60.5" between the nocks, but has a short stiff middle section of 6.3" handle and fades. Pulls 55 pounds at 26 draw. Bit propeller twisted. Finish is bees wax. Maximum width 1.6 inches. set is 1-1/4 inch.
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May 21st, 2018, 5:46 am #3

Love the bow and the background greenery, where is it?
Buttercup: We'll never survive.
Westley: Nonsense. You're only saying that because no one ever has.
"The Princess Bride"

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May 21st, 2018, 12:54 pm #4

it's Sweden. The first photos where only a month and a half ago and now summer weather..
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French Crow
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May 22nd, 2018, 5:40 pm #5

Nice work! I like especially the sapling bow.
Bruno
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June 11th, 2018, 9:36 pm #6

Beautiful work. Is that second bow propped up on the limb of a broken bow?
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June 12th, 2018, 3:54 am #7

Wow! Love them.
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