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Offline bassman

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Pussy Willow for a bow
« on: April 18, 2019, 01:19:13 pm »
Anybody on here build a bow from it?. I know some natives did.

Offline Marc St Louis

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Re: Pussy Willow for a bow
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2019, 04:13:16 pm »
No but I thought about it.  The sapwood is pretty strong in tension but whether the heartwood is elastic enough in compression is another question
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Re: Pussy Willow for a bow
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2019, 07:09:36 pm »
I have some pretty nice size trees than blew over that I had to cut.Just wondered if any one had any experience with it.I have made arrows from it that turned out pretty good.

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Re: Pussy Willow for a bow
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2019, 07:27:54 pm »
I've never seen one big enough to think of it. Have wondered if it was a good arrow wood.
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