Making a Basic Longbow

Step by step images showing the construction of a Basic Longbow at Bickerstaffe Bows.

Laminations of Hickory and Lemonwood Richard spreading the glue Wrapping the glued staves with rubber strips Drying bowstaves Cutting out the longbow on the bandsaw Fred shaping the belly Starting to take shape on the tiller Horn ready for fitting Richard shaping the end of the bow to receive the horn nock Fitting the horn nock Cutting out for the arrow plate Cutting out a horn nock Shaping a horn nock Filing the string groove Dipping the bow

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