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The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows

The Art of Making Primitive Bows and Arrows

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THE ART OF MAKING PRIMITIVE BOWS AND ARROWS by D.C. Waldorf. In this revised edition, the secrets of bow and arrow making are revealed in chapters on theory and terminology, the making of a simple self bow, and the tools used. Chapters on bow woods and bow design help the reader choose the wood and type of bow to make. Working Osage orange, yew, and advanced techniques including sinew backing are covered thoroughly. Also includes information on making bow strings, arrows, and quivers.

  • 64 pages, 8½ x 11 inches, softbound
  • illustrated with 95 beautiful line drawings by Val Waldorf