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The Bowbuilder's Book: European Bow Building from the Stone Age to Today, by Flemming Alrune, 1st Edition

The Bowbuilder's Book: European Bow Building from the Stone Age to Today, by Flemming Alrune, 1st Edition

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The Bowbuilder's Book: European Bow Building from the Stone Age to Today, by 

Format: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN:0764327895
ISBN13:9780764327896
Release Date: October 2007
Publisher: Schiffer Craft
Length:232 Pages
Weight:3.10 lbs.
Dimensions:1.0" x 8.8" x 11.3"

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. This description may be from another edition of this product.

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