Cornus mas ‚propeller‘ 43/28” (No. 102)

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ntn: 56½” bh: 5” mass: 454 gram max. width: 2” symmetrical stiff handle Really good cornus mas (cornelian cherry) are quite rare at my homeland. But, as this wood is one of the best bow woods here, I take every piece I get my hands on. This one was a special stave, super clean –Read more

Cornus mas flat, 55#/28″ (No. 46)

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This is another cornus mas bow, in this case a flat with stiff outer limbs. I have several staves from that wood and will try to find out the best matching design. The wood is extreme dense and heavy. The back has some character with humps and bumps, the remaining cambium sparks add a bitRead more

Cornus mas shorty, 51#/24″ (No. 45)

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I’ve got some cornus mas staves and try to find the best design for that heavy dense wood. Here is a try at a plains style, short  (48“ ntn) and flat with a little flipped tips. It came out as a very snappy little bow, the full draw pic is not the limit, I shootRead more