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Offline Bryce

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Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow (more pics added)
« on: September 25, 2012, 09:44:13 pm »
Well a friend of mine has been waiting a year for me to make him a bow, so heres what i came up with.
this is a sister to another stave, and is also the compression side.
NtN 53"
Max Width 1 5/8"
bends completely through the handle, built up with rawhide
black on black John Strunk style grip
chokecherry bark
Ebony stained tips, finished with 6 coats of Tru-Oil
42#@26" tillered to 28"




















thanks for looking


-Pinecone
« Last Edit: September 26, 2012, 04:54:01 pm by Bryce (Pinecone) »
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Offline Badly Bent

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012, 09:52:57 pm »
That's a real beauty Pinecone. I would have a hard time giving away a bow like that, bet your friend is one happy camper.

Greg
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Offline ionicmuffin

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012, 09:56:01 pm »
Dude! you've go pro mad skills! shes glassy and looks really nice!
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Offline ionicmuffin

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2012, 10:06:24 pm »
gosh your friend will sure be proud of that bow! i just cant stop staring at it! such a gorgeous bow!
Amo innectis arcus- I love crafting bows (latin)

Offline Hunter Van Winkle

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2012, 10:10:33 pm »
Wow. How do you get that glassy finish?

Offline sharpend60

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2012, 10:18:33 pm »
Thats a real nice looking bow.
Good work my friend.

Offline tattoo dave

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2012, 10:22:06 pm »
That's awesome!!! Love that bark backing, and the color contrasts.

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Offline Weylin

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2012, 10:33:38 pm »
Everything is great about that bow. Nice work, Bryce!  8)

Offline dmenzies1950

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2012, 10:49:03 pm »
Bryce, You are a  Master bowmaker for sure! I love that handle, and the cherry bark looks amazing! Great job Bryce thanks for sharing!  Dale
"His bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed limber, because of the hand of the Mighty One, the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel." Genesis 49:24

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2012, 11:20:11 pm »
that one is definitely worth the wait he should be happy , great tiller!
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Offline Pat B

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2012, 11:57:48 pm »
Cool bow and well tillered.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2012, 01:33:10 am »
That's a beauty.Very nice tiller and love the cherry bark.I'm positive he'll be one happy fella.
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Offline coaster500

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2012, 02:21:36 am »
You won't be hearing any complaints for your friend that's a fact :(

Well done!!!
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Offline randman

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2012, 03:35:21 am »
That is one awesome looking bow. Don't cha love that vine maple.
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Offline JonW

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Re: Cherry Barked Vinemaple Bow
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2012, 08:07:56 am »
I really like the front profile of that bow. Nice job Bryce.