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Offline Rowan Bows

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2021, 04:08:47 pm »
I really like the fadeouts. In a dead spot you can do whatever you want but this is a really good idea of design

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #16 on: September 11, 2021, 03:55:30 am »
That bow is really amazing. Beautiful profile and bend. I really like the shape of your fades with the center ridge line on the belly. Does that extend much beyond the fades?  Thanks for posting your work here!
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On this bow the center ridge fades out with the fades.
I also have made lot of bows with ridges over the entire limbs.
Simon
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #17 on: September 11, 2021, 06:48:08 pm »
Thanks Stimson. I’d like to try that on a future bow. That’s a real beauty!

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2021, 11:27:54 pm »
Can you guy's see the pictures :fp
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2021, 02:37:00 pm »
What did you use for coating? looks already so dark - danish oil?

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2021, 04:35:06 pm »
This was one of several staves of very dark osage staves, as mentioned above (natural color).
My finish is a home brewed hardening oil, made out of linsed oil, carnauba wax, orange oil and some other ingredients. I make 8 coatings with 1 day drying inbetween on all of my bows.
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2021, 02:11:26 pm »
A most impressive bow!  You do excellent work, and I hope it inspires rather than intimidates others to follow your examples!
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2021, 04:48:06 pm »
A most impressive bow!  You do excellent work, and I hope it inspires rather than intimidates others to follow your examples!
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I do hope that my work is inspiring to others. In no way do I want to intimidate anyone, I don't think there is anyone here (at least I hope not) who intends to do so.
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2021, 05:34:55 pm »
Simon, your work is impeccable. Another beautiful bow.
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2021, 11:02:09 am »
Simson that’s a beauty! I like the recurves. I’ve got one that I need to flatten the hooks on a bit. Can I copy that part?😁the rest I could not copy anyway.😁Arvin
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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2021, 01:14:52 pm »
Simson that’s a beauty! I like the recurves. I’ve got one that I need to flatten the hooks on a bit. Can I copy that part?😁the rest I could not copy anyway.😁Arvin

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2021, 02:00:20 pm »
beautiful, congrats :D

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #27 on: September 23, 2021, 05:56:27 pm »

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On this bow the center ridge fades out with the fades.
I also have made lot of bows with ridges over the entire limbs.
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Simson do you find any real advantage of the ridge vs. a rounded belly? Arvin
Well I'll say!!  Osage is king!!

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #28 on: September 23, 2021, 11:31:23 pm »
 That is a beautiful bow!

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Re: Osage recurve for LJ 44#/27” (No. 120)
« Reply #29 on: September 24, 2021, 05:00:40 am »
I always love seeing your bows, your till is a thing of beauty. You are a true artist and a craftsman sir!

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