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Re: Bamboo/Cane help (reply)
Where do you live?
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

12/14/14 10:32 PM
Re: Green Ash for arrows? (reply)
William Vonderhey's book "Secrets of the Omaha Bow" has a section devoted to arrows (materials and processing). The materials mentioned is dogwood and green ash split shafts. I've used ash shoots with good results but haven't used ash...
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

11/17/14 12:22 AM
thread (reply)
Go to any fabric store and they will have all types and thicknesses. I prefer silk but have used poly, cotton, linen etc with good results.
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

10/29/14 3:45 PM
Re: New guy looking for advice (reply)
Hey Rod , my relatives came from Wales in the 1600's and then co-mingled with the Cherokee so we may not be comparable. :-) I relate in the cataract situation - had the left one repaired last Thursday. The right eye was done two years...
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

10/12/14 2:44 PM
Re: HELP PLEASE Broken Bow in Middle of Hunting Season (reply)
Probably a better idea just to make another board bow. Simple "D" type would be quicker. Use hickory if you can get it . Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

10/08/14 11:49 PM
Re: New guy looking for advice (reply)
Good pictures Rod. Have you had a chance to complete the hickory bow from the stave? Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

09/27/14 3:36 PM
Oak boards from Ganahl (reply)
The 1 1/2 x 3/4 are fine if selected properly according to annular ring orientation and cut configuration. Badger made a bow in excess of 60# draw at 28" out of one. It is a " longbow type". Maybe he will chime in here about board...
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

09/27/14 3:44 AM
Re: American long bow build along/with broken bow pics (reply)
Fiddler, plywood? Really curious now what durability would be like. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

09/24/14 2:24 PM
bow (reply)
Stunning craftsmanship. Gary
Archery - Composite Bows

Thumper1945

08/01/14 6:48 PM
bow (reply)
Very nicely done. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

08/01/14 3:25 AM
Re: Repairing a splintered bow? (reply)
Use thin super glue and clamp or wrap- sand after drying. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

07/28/14 2:15 PM
Re: New archer (reply)
Many, many, congratulations and happy days ahead!!! Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

07/13/14 6:58 AM
Re: french black locust flatbow 45# (reply)
Good job on that bow! Gary- Admin
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

07/03/14 6:16 AM
Re: Rawhide Guava Take Down (reply)
Great looking bow Manny!! Nice tiller- but, too straight to be guava :-).. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

06/10/14 4:32 AM
Re: The Jay Massey memorial day weekend shoot, Palmer, Alaska (reply)
Great photo shoot. Glad to see the young'uns out sticking the critters. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

06/03/14 2:20 PM
Re: Salmon skin backed Mollie with composite levers (reply)
Nice tiller on that Gary
Archery - Composite Bows

Thumper1945

05/28/14 2:24 PM
Re: dye or stain for river cain? (reply)
Sand the natural (wax like ) finish off then use a fast drying stain or dye. Either will do. Gary
Archery - Arrows & Quivers

Thumper1945

05/23/14 3:26 PM
Re: weakest point of the bow/arrow- system (reply)
From my non-technical viewpoint- the "archer" is the weakest link (way more variables). Gary
Primitive Flight Shooting

Thumper1945

05/22/14 2:53 PM
Re: Is there any ways to speed up the drying process? (reply)
Rough tiller and then cover whole bow with glue or an oil of some type (mineral) then leave alone in the dark recesses of your house until seasoned- don't expose to the sun or wind. Lay it flat don't stand it in the corner. I'm in...
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/21/14 4:53 AM
Re: An other bow limb idea? (reply)
Fiddler- Yes it can= tillering will be a bit more difficult but it still can be done. Gary
Archery - Primitive Bows

Thumper1945

05/18/14 6:26 PM
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