[Ansteorra-archery] longbow class

Wayne Law dragonlaw1 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 16:30:15 PST 2012


You make me green with envy....   Wish I could have taken the class,
whether it was to make a board bow or a stave bow.

Leofwine

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Karen Calhoun <hlykatya at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I took a longbow making class at Woodcraft this past weekend.  The class is
> 2 full days with a finishing class on the 3rd.  The teacher is Tom Turgeon
> with Boise Bows and Arrows.
>
> http://www.boisebowsandarrows.com/
>
> I had a great time in the class and the bow I made is FABULOUS!  I'll have
> it with me at Gulf Wars if you would like to check it out.  It is a bow that
> is custom made for me.  It shoots like a dream and is a really good reason
> for me to set aside my crossbow and go back to shooting bow.  I haven't put
> it on a bow scale yet but I'm guessing it's around 40 or so pounds.  The bow
> is made from yellowheart with a bamboo back.
>
> Tom teaches around the country at various Woodcraft stores.  The class is
> pricey but includes everything but the rasps for shaping.  Take a look at
> the class and consider it.  I can testify that there isn't much better than
> a personally-made longbow.
>
> HLy Katya
>
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