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The traditional bowyer's bible.

Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Lyons Press ed
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The third volume in The Traditional Bowyer's Bible series covers tools, Korean and African archery, bows of the Plains Indians, custom shafts, stone points, and much more.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1585740853 1585740861 158574087X 9781585740871 9781585740864 9781585740857
OCLC Number: 953148035
Notes: Originally published: Bois d'Arc Press, [1992]-1994.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: V. 1. Why traditional? / Jay Massey ; Cutting and seasoning wood / Ron Hardcastle ; Bow design and performance / Tim Baker ; Yew longbow / John Strunk ; Osage flat bow / Ron Hardcastle ; Other bow woods / Paul Comstock ; Western Indian bows / Steve Allely ; Glue / Tim Baker ; Splices / John Strunk ; Sinew-backing / Jim Hamm ; Other backings / Paul Comstock ; Tillering / Jim Hamm ; Finishes and handles / John Strunk ; Self arrows / Jay Massey ; A comedy of arrows / Jim Hamm --
v. 2. Tradition begins with the past / Jay Massey ; Bows from boards / Tim Baker ; Eastern woodland bows / Al Herrin ; Ancient European bows / Paul Comstock ; Composite bows / Bert Grayson ; Bending wood / Paul Comstock ; Recurves / Jim Hamm ; Strings / Tim Baker ; Helpful hints and shortcuts / Jay Massey ; Steel points / Glenn Parker ; Improving accuracy / G. Fred Asbell ; Quivers & other gear / Jay Massey ; "Old Ugly" and the little buck / Jim Hamm. Cont.): v. 3. Traditional roots / Jay Massey ; Tools / Paul Comstock ; Bows of the world / Tim Baker ; Korean archery / Jeff Schmidt ; Plains Indian bows / Jim Hamm ; African archery / David Tukura ; Take-down bows / Jay St. Charles ; A Stone Age bow / Tim Baker ; Preventing and solving problems / Paul Comstock ; Wooden arrows / Gabriela Cosgrove ; Custom shafts / Gene Langston ; Stone points / Scott Silsby ; Passing the torch / Jim Hamm.

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"For anyone interested in the bow as a hunting tool... endless fascination."--Field & Stream

 
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