Fancy boo backed ERC, 46#/27″ (No. 51)

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You can find the making of this bow here! The next steps: The whole thing turned out a bit short with the stiff handle, I tried to lengthen the bow with the backing and additional underlay. Both, the backing and the underlays were steam bent, they should work as stiff levers of a mild static.Read more

Boo backed ERC out of slats

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This is the making of bow (No. 51). Some months ago a friend asked wether I would like to have a branch of a juniper which he had to cut away as it was broken down by a storm. And of corse I did. He brought a piece, kinda a quarter of a stave withRead more

Boo Backed Osage, 66#/28″ (No. 48)

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For some time this bow No. 11 was one of my favs. Unfortunately I hit a rock with the back of the upper limb while falling with the full equipment. A big dent was in the limb, after a while further shooting a rack begun to develop. I made her a sinew patch and aRead more

Elm static 45#/28″ (No. 41)

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This bow came from a very nice and clean elm stave. Only some side corrections were necessary, done with the heatgun. Tips are horn overlays from water buff. The bow is 62”ntn.  Read more

Osage sinewed static for Kare, 51#/28″ (No. 40)

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This bow was a birthday present for my good friend Kare. Sinew backing is done in 2 layers. Levers are strengthened with  horn wedges, string bridges is leather (+ super glue). The string bridges are lather soaked in thin super glue after applying. I make those bridges often on statics, reasons: 1. more security whileRead more

bow/quiver/arrow set for my wife 40#/28″ (No. 27)

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Bow: osage static recurve. Limbs have a lenticular cross section, widest part of the limbs are exactly midlimb. No heat treating, but some heat corrections. Levers are 45° reinforced with inserted horn wedge, recurve kink reinforced with horn underlay (steamed), overlay also water buffalo horn, string bridge is leather reinforced with thin super glue. VeryRead more

osage static recurve from junk 63#/29″, (No. 11)

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This piece of osage was laying around in my shop for years. It was a leftover from a regular stave, very thin in the middle (handle) and lot of deep cracks. there are also several groups of pin knots to manage. Some time ago I decided to give it a try. Steamed the recurves in,Read more