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Offline Jonas

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Black Locust bow
« on: July 04, 2017, 04:38:23 am »
And the last bow for today  ;) Its 35lbs@26", has some deflex and relex as well and is a little bit snaky. i left one ring of sapwood on the back, but its alsready about to become heartwood at some spots

Offline Jonas

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2017, 04:39:16 am »
More pics

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2017, 04:40:03 am »
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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2017, 04:43:03 am »
And the last two

Offline George Tsoukalas

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2017, 05:23:43 am »
Wow! Impressive. Jawge
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Offline bjrogg

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2017, 05:57:05 am »
Nice work Jonas. That stave looks a bit more challenging than the average stave. Reminds me of the HHB I made for my son.
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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2017, 07:41:11 pm »
Great work!

Offline upstatenybowyer

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2017, 08:15:55 pm »
You've been hard at work! Nice job on a challenging stave  :OK
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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2017, 01:15:34 am »
Very nice work, beautiful till for a challenging stave. :)
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Offline leonwood

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2017, 03:31:10 am »
That's quite a snake you got there! Really nice to turn that into a shooter!

Offline ntvbowyer1969

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2017, 10:12:56 pm »
awesome job on that tricky stick

Offline Springbuck

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2017, 10:48:31 am »
Snakes and R/D?  Wow!  Brave man, good effort!

Offline Danzn Bar

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2017, 03:48:27 pm »
That one does have a little snake to it.  In the unbrace profile which limb is the bottom?  The fads may need to bend a little more pending which one is the bottom. JIMHO......Assuming the left limb is the bottom, it looks good in the FD pic but I think for longevity of the bow I would have made the limbs equal as possible at the unbraced pic.  It is apparent one limb is working more than the other in the full draw.....again JMO 
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Offline Emmet

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Re: Black Locust bow
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2017, 07:17:49 am »
Wild one for sure. Nice work!