Author Topic: Little Black Elder  (Read 761 times)

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Offline Hamish

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Re: Little Black Elder
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2019, 05:43:36 pm »
Nice bow.
I've never really thought about it before, but your bow has revealed to me the origins of the hollow limb design, due to the pith.
To me the hollow limb design, if you don't have to deal with a large pith seems like too much unnecessary work, for little gain( a great example of a bowyers skill though).
 In your example the hollow limb results from the characteristics of the stave, and is a practical, necessary result.

Offline Knoll

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Re: Little Black Elder
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2019, 06:50:47 am »
Son's friend must be heck of a friend.
Congrats to the young builder!!
... alone in distant woods or fields, in unpretending sproutlands or pastures tracked by rabbits, even in a bleak and, to most, cheerless day .... .  I suppose that this value, in my case, is equivalent to what others get by churchgoing & prayer.  Hank Thoreau, 1857