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07-15-2008 05:09 AM

I build all wood and wood composit bow’s.. There is no stain at all It is the natural color’s of the wood’s I used..Osage,Ipe,hickory and purple hart..( )Here is a couple of pic’s of my work. I hope you enjoy them.


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#1 posted 07-15-2008 05:18 AM

Very cool! Thanks for sharing that link, Dave. Might want to put a pic or two in your blog post as a teaser!

Here's a tutorial to show you how.

-- Eric at

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#2 posted 07-16-2008 03:56 AM

Sweet bow, if you’re anywhere near central Oklahoma our trad shoot is the 26th and 27th! Love to see you show your work off!

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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#3 posted 07-16-2008 04:07 AM

Those are sweet looking. When we were kids we had a lot of fun with the bow. I was never very good at it, but it sure was fun.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#4 posted 07-16-2008 04:18 AM

Im in north carolina. just moved up here from the sunshine state. Thank you for your kind compliment’s.


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#5 posted 07-16-2008 04:26 AM


Very nice job!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#6 posted 07-16-2008 04:40 AM

Im in the proscess of finishing the little brother to this one.. I am giving them away at a helping kid’s event this up coming weekend.. one for teens and the other for the wee little one’s.. I will post pic’s of the smaller one as soon as I’m done with it.. Dave

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#7 posted 07-17-2008 05:06 AM

Really nice bows! Great job. You should blog the process of making one if you get the chance. I would be really interested to see how it all goes together.

-- Steve-o

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#8 posted 07-17-2008 03:42 PM

I could do a build along. The next one I build I will try to get good pic’s and explian the process I use but im no expert so you guy’s will have to bear with me..


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#9 posted 07-25-2008 11:40 PM

Knightd, I for one would would be in the front row for that one. Looking forward to seeing how you do your craft. :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#10 posted 07-25-2008 11:54 PM

Very nice…. Do you sell them?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#11 posted 07-26-2008 12:00 AM

Great looking Bow. I second the turorial.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#12 posted 07-26-2008 05:18 AM

Sorry it took so long for me to get back with ya’ll. I had major computer problems.
Chris, yes I do sell them. I have one on ebay right now. I’m hoping to get a really good outcome on this. Thanks again for all your kind compliment’s.

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