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Offline Weylin

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Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« on: May 28, 2020, 03:37:18 pm »
This is the latest project I've finished. The bow is osage, it is 64" long and pulls 50#@29". There is a layer of deer rawhide under the copperhead skins for some added protection in a dry climate. The stave had some areas of fairly high crown so to avoid razor thin edges I opted to hollow out the belly a bit to match the crown. The tips are buffalo horn and the handle is tanned beaver tail with kangaroo lace. The arrows are doug fir from Surewood Shafts with self nocks, goose feathers fletched with deer sinew with copperhead skin accents.


























Offline paulsemp

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2020, 04:01:43 pm »
Gorgeous set you made there! Super clean work

Offline DC

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 04:11:03 pm »
Beautiful work Weylin :)
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Offline Hamish

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2020, 04:44:15 pm »
Top quality as always.

Offline osage outlaw

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2020, 04:46:49 pm »
Very nice work Weylin.  That is a sweet looking set. 
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Offline Parnell

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2020, 05:33:42 pm »
It all goes together beautifully. 
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Offline Ryan Yoon (ryoon4690)

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2020, 05:54:39 pm »
Looks great on PA too!  ;)

Offline Weylin

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2020, 07:43:45 pm »
Thanks, y'all!

Offline Pat B

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2020, 09:50:54 pm »
Another beautiful set, Weylin.   :OK
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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2020, 10:59:37 pm »
top shelf both - bow and arrows
your work is incredible
Simon
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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2020, 11:13:13 pm »
very beautiful,, congrats on that one,,and the arrows,, :)

Offline NicAzana

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2020, 12:47:48 am »
Your bows are always an inspiration for a beginner like me Weylin, you make the rest of us strive to improve. Thanks for sharing your skills and insight on YT, PA, and elsewhere!
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Offline medicinewheel

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2020, 01:07:02 am »
Great work as always!
Frank from Germany...

Offline PaSteve

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2020, 04:09:12 am »
Attention to details is the first thought whenever you post a new bow. The recipient is getting a beautiful set. Great job.
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Offline silent sniper

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Re: Osage Recurve with Copperhead Skins and Arrows 50#@29"
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2020, 05:11:38 am »
Very nice 👍🏻