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Offline ber643

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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2008, 03:14:08 pm »
After that there was a lot of banter that went back and forth with a lot of friends, while I put the finish and dressing on "Hannah Holmi" and got her ready for her "coming out". (I love shooting her, BTW)

After a little more sanding, more "shooting in", getting brace height and nock point finalized, etc Hannah came out 40# @ 26" , 66" ntn

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Then on 09/14 (yesterday) I made the final compleation posting below -

I put a couple of coats of wax on Hannah Holmi (over the Polypro finish), and a black leather handle wrap (for now at least, I am using the top of the handle wrap as the arrow pass, and shooting off my hand - and she is performing well that way). So, here are a string of compleated (finally) pics for your consideration.

Back:



Close up of Back, with name/logo:



Side view (there is an "arrow" like that on both sides):



At Brace - standing and on ground:





Belly at Brace:




Close up of Belly, with labeling:



At Brace, in Hand:



At Full Draw:



(Saga finished - even if not "ended" -  :D)

Thank you for looking and being patient with my weird way of doing things -  ;D



 

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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2008, 06:41:28 pm »
Very Nice Bernie.

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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2008, 06:50:57 pm »
Like i said before, ya done good friend! good job condensing everything too.

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« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2008, 06:52:39 pm »
absolutely beautiful bernie

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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2008, 07:07:56 pm »
Thank you so very much Don, Phil, and Zander. I was really wondering how the condensing would come out for others - thanks for saying that.
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« Reply #20 on: September 15, 2008, 11:08:11 pm »

really nice bow bernie!
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2008, 06:06:30 am »
I appreciate that, Frank, especially after some of the beauties you have built.
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2008, 06:15:22 am »
Beautiful bow Bernie,it turned out great.Nice job.  :)
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2008, 06:28:33 am »
Thanks again, Pappy - glad you like the end product.
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #24 on: September 16, 2008, 09:37:49 am »
I wish my holmie had come out so well. It looks pretty good and probably shoots just as well!

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« Reply #25 on: September 16, 2008, 09:45:47 am »
Can we vote early for BOM? This is, indeed, a winner.
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« Reply #26 on: September 16, 2008, 10:42:27 am »
Thanks a bunch, Josh and OldBow. Comments like those are as good as votes anyway - and they all are winners (cause they are all trad bows - LOL)
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #27 on: September 16, 2008, 11:51:31 am »
From a dedicated Holmegaard addict, you've done a really great job. Nice work.

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« Reply #28 on: September 16, 2008, 05:20:05 pm »
Thank you adb, that means a lot to me, coming from you. I was hoping you would respond because I want you to know that your "How To" thread (in that forum, here on PA) had a great deal to do with Hannah. I got the majority of my initial plans and "kick-off" from reading that teutorial - over - and over. I referred back to it often. I've also advised a couple or more others, who asked me,  along the way, to look it up. Thank you, again.

Before I do one again, though, I want to borrow your nice bandsaw. You think they'll let us shuttle it back and forth across "The Border", without tarrif either way -  ;)
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Re: My First Holmegaard Bow - Hickory Stave (Compleated)
« Reply #29 on: September 16, 2008, 06:49:30 pm »
Looks good to me.