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Offline M2A

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« Reply #345 on: August 12, 2018, 12:15:46 am »
Great looking bow Hoosierf. Very nice tiller. Think your right with the resolution...hard for me to see the details but the draw in-hand looks right on and that what counts. Mike 

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« Reply #346 on: August 12, 2018, 10:51:08 pm »
This is the first horn nocks I have done, so I hope they turn out decent. I finished roughing  them out tonight. They are on a 73" ttt yew elb. I will cut some new string grooves tomorrow and get it back on the tree to finish tillering, and take a few more pics. Cheers- Brendan

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« Reply #347 on: August 13, 2018, 06:24:30 pm »
Letís try this approach for better pics.

https://imgur.com/gallery/fxPSnxe

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« Reply #348 on: August 13, 2018, 08:01:26 pm »
Real nice Hoosierf! :OK
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« Reply #349 on: August 13, 2018, 08:06:01 pm »
That bow looks great Hoosier. That bend looks great and it is dressed up real nice. I love it!

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« Reply #350 on: August 13, 2018, 08:07:50 pm »
Pendebender, that yes is looking real nice.  Sounds like a good stout draw too.  Should sing an arrow right along.

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« Reply #351 on: August 14, 2018, 09:57:31 pm »
Got the nocks cleaned up, and put it on the "tree" for a token picture. Unstrung and 22" draw. It's getting there. Cheers- Brendan

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« Reply #352 on: August 15, 2018, 03:11:59 am »
 Brendon,
               Nice looking start...Wish my tiller tree was that beautiful...

                                                                                                        Don
Genesis 27:3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison;

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« Reply #353 on: August 15, 2018, 06:58:17 am »
That looks like a great piece of yew you have. Nice ratio of sap to hartwood from my novice eye. Never shot or even seen an elb design up close before. I do like that style of nock, looking forward to seeing it all finished up.

Putting some oil on my swap bow. I learned my phone camera stretches the image near the edges, that kinda messed me up for a few days. Made one limb look maybe 3 to 4 inches longer that the other lol.  With any luck I can get some good pictures this weekend and post. Mike     

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« Reply #354 on: August 15, 2018, 08:32:13 am »
Thatís gonna be an awesome yew bow.  Nice

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« Reply #355 on: August 18, 2018, 08:47:16 pm »
Brendan that is looking very nice. I like your workshop!

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« Reply #356 on: August 19, 2018, 04:09:36 pm »
Hi Folks, my bow is complete.

Its 65.5 ntn osage. 4 inch handle and 3 inch fades. Tip overlays are tulip wood and water buffalo horn. I shaped the horn to resemble the shape of the keeled scale on the diamond back skins applied to the limbs(maybe not accurate but makes sense in my mind). The handle is cherry bark wrapped with dogbane on top and bottom. I thought the cherry bark matched well with the tulip wood and I also dyed(red/black) a few strands of dogbane just for some extra character. I was able to get a beaver pelt from a friend of a friend and made the string silencers from that.

I'm very pleased with how things turned out. Its a lot of fun to shot and falls in the requested draw weight. So many things I did on this bow was a 1st, including working with osage. My only hope is that the guy who gets it enjoys it as much as I did making it.

Lots of pictures here. Don't think anyone would mind  :) Didn't have the time to go some where better for pics so the back yard had to work. 
Thanks all, Mike
    IMG_2184 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
    IMG_2186 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2187 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
   IMG_2171 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
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IMG_2175 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2173 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2176 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2182 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2183 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
IMG_2190 by Mike Allridge, on Flickr
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« Reply #357 on: August 19, 2018, 04:19:15 pm »
That looks like a beauty Mike! Whoever get that will definatly be pleased. I will have some more pics to add in a few days. Cheers- Brendan

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« Reply #358 on: August 19, 2018, 04:51:27 pm »
Mike, that bow looks great.  That looks like top notch work.  I am sure that bow will be appreciated. 

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« Reply #359 on: August 19, 2018, 05:11:52 pm »
      Jeeeeesh Mike! That is absolutely stunning...The tiller is money and perfectly balanced...Beautiful job on the skins...Need to enter BOM...
                                             Don
                 
Genesis 27:3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison;