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Description - The Bowbuilder's Book by Flemming Alrune

Experienced bow builders and practical archaeologists describe the history, evolution and construction of European style longbows in this new and engaging book. For the beginner, clear, uncomplicated instructions are offered, including 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 constructing arrows.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764327896
ISBN-10: 0764327895
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 222mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Flemming Alrune

The authors are bow builders and practical archaeologists with many years of experience perfecting bow building and researching the history of the bowyer.

Books By Flemming Alrune

Bow Builder's Book by Flemming Alrune
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