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Curly Maple / Leopardwood Longbow

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Project by OmegaRed posted 572 days ago 1684 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first traditional longbow made with the help of a family friend who makes bows and has all the jigs / forms.

I drew the design myself. Very happy with how it turned out. I’ll have to get some pictures of the limb tips which are pretty sweet as well. It’s a shooter!!

-- "(...) The archer ceases to be conscious of himself as the one who is engaged in hitting the bull's-eye which confronts him(...)"





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Oliver15

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#1 posted 572 days ago

That’s a great looking bow.

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Yekrub

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#2 posted 572 days ago

VERY COOL! I just started shooting again (compund) and I plan to eventually go back to shooting longbow. It would be awesome to get to shoot one I actually made myself.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 572 days ago

Nice work.

Welcome to LJ’s. Look forward to your projects ..

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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bowtie

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#4 posted 572 days ago

beautiful bow, something i want to try also.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#5 posted 571 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, great looking bow, and the fact that you made it and it is a “shooter” makes it even
better. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 568 days ago

Wow very cool! Nice wood combination :)

-- DanielV85

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