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Project by jaylost posted 12-20-2011 06:36 AM 1976 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a way to get my bow out of its case on onto the wall for all to see. So i did some research and I came up with this. Its made from rough sawn oak my father left. Its really simple and I am happy with it. My plan was to cross drill holes through the back 4 pieces so that i could slide arrows in there, however I didnt want to drive across the county to use my buddies drill press.

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "





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sgtq

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#1 posted 12-20-2011 07:02 AM

Nice work, and A nice way to display a bow.

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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tctaylor79

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#2 posted 12-20-2011 01:27 PM

Nice display! I’ve been meaning to design something like this for my Hoyt for years. You’ve inspired me to finally start that project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tim Taylor - GLT Woodworks

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jaylost

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#3 posted 12-20-2011 07:12 PM

my original design has a storage shelf at the bottom.. as you can see i opted not to do that.. and went for the simple look..

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "

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peterrum

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#4 posted 12-21-2011 07:24 AM

Just put my bow away, season ended today. Now I will have some time in the shop and will probably build one of these for mine. The elk in your profile is a beauty.

-- Carpe Diem

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jaylost

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#5 posted 12-21-2011 09:39 AM

That’s an Indiana whitetail! It was hit by a trucker some how he managed not to destroy any of the rack. The picture was sent to me a few hours later by my uncle who is a Game Warden here.

-- " If it wont fit just hit it harder "

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kaschimer

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 01:08 AM

You don’t happen to have a plan or sketchup for this do you? I know my father in law would be interested in something like this and his birthday is coming up.

Cheers

-- Steve, Michigan - "Every piece of work is a self portrait of the person who accomplished it - autograph your work with excellence!" - Author unknown

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