Thoughts – Stonehill Primitive Bows

… bracing, shooting and storage of a wooden bow

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I often get questions about bracing, shooting and storage of a wooden bow. Here is a collection of some useful info and some tips for matching arrows: > Wooden Bow Manual (English version): Download (PDF, 85KB) > Wooden Bow Manual (German version): Download (PDF, 90KB) License Wooden Bow Manual by Simon Siess is licensed underRead more

… about strings

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All my bows are strictly made out of natural materials. The only admission is the use of metal for take down sleeves, modern glue (epoxy, ca, pva) and modern string material on my bows. Of course, I’ve made strings out of natural materials, as hemp, linen, sinew, rawhide and other stuff. But these materials doRead more

… about HLD

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HLD – a new progressive design for selfbows? This is an article I wrote for the Primitive Archer Magazin. It was published in 2016 in volume 24/issue 5. Stash of finished HLD bows viewed on belly side What is a HLD bow HLD stands for Hollow Limb Design. I didn’t find a better terminus. ItRead more