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Offline snedeker

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Re: An ash-backed yew flatbow
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2019, 06:54:04 am »
The ash is edge grain.. I got a nice ash board at a lumber place a couple years ago and got about 15 strips out of it. The bow is actually now in the hands of someone else, who I'm sure is getting a lot of good use out of it. Actually, it's a little over built for my taste
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Offline ohma2

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Re: An ash-backed yew flatbow
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2019, 09:27:06 am »
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Offline Jackpineboyz

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Re: An ash-backed yew flatbow
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2019, 06:16:01 am »
i have 2 yew billets that this post got me eyeing up.
Did you do a laminate for personal taste.  I was always told that yew is the perfect self bow wood because the sap wood and heart wood complement each other in tension and compression.  Yet I have seen some really beautiful bows that are laminated or backed. 
Did you use yew heartwood or sapwood?
Beautiful bow, like the personal touches.