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The Bowbuilder's Book, 2nd Ed by Flemming Alrune, et al

The Bowbuilder's Book, 2nd Ed by Flemming Alrune, et al

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Experienced bow builders and practical archaeologists describe the history, evolution, and construction of European style longbows in the revised second edition of this engaging book. For the beginner, clear, uncomplicated instructions are offered, including updated descriptions of construction techniques, tools, materials, and shooting styles. For more advanced bowyers there are tips on choosing wood and adhesive, and explanations of the evolution/adaptation of bow design, including precise dimensions for replicating special historic bow types, from Stone Age bows to modern laminated longbows. This book also offers comprehensive instructions on how to properly test your newly built longbow and construct arrows. This guide is ideal for the bow hunter, bowyer, and marksman looking for a new challenge.

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  • The Bowbuilder's Book: European Bow Building from the Stone Age to Today, 2nd Ed

    Flemming Alrune , Wulf Hein, Jurgen Junkmanns, Boris Pantel, Holger Riesch, Achim Stegmeyer, Ulrich


  • Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket

    Copyright: 2012

    Pages: 214

    Size: 8.75 x 11.25 in.

    Condition: New

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