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Crossbow, last one!

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Project by Lazy_K posted 06-25-2017 12:27 PM 1348 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

about 20 years ago I made 5 or 6 crossbows at the request of friends.. I thought I would make some money making a few extra so I stocked up on prods.. it’s taken @ 20 years to get a request for another one. so I’m selling my leftover materials…

this one is a beech stock with purpleheart scales where the wood needs to be a bit thicker, forged iron tickler and stirrup. @ 75 lb draw. linen bow string and artificial sinew to hold the prod in place.

I used a bandsaw and a drill press for this project. the wood materials were previously s4s, I used hand planes and scrapers to produce the final surfaces.

the Prod was purchased from a commercial supplier who has since stopped making them.

-- Kai SaerPren





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#2 posted 06-25-2017 06:31 PM

Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 06-26-2017 12:58 AM

looks like a great project.

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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