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Offline bluejack

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Processing sinew
« on: December 15, 2021, 06:13:50 pm »
I`ve never processed back sinew from a whitetail-after scraping and drying do you tear into strips like leg sinew or leave full width ? Thanks for the help !!

Offline Pat B

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Re: Processing sinew
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2021, 07:09:13 pm »
Break it down like with leg sinew. Save the longest pieces for hafting and wrapping.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC

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Re: Processing sinew
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2021, 10:54:12 am »
{Hey Pat B-Thanks for the reply- I don`t haft and wrap, so can I just tear apart like leg sinew and use on the back of a bow ? (do I have to break the fibers or use as one full piece?)

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Re: Processing sinew
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2021, 11:48:20 am »
Strip it down like with leg sinews so you can remove the membrane. I've done a couple of bow backs with back sinew. It works well for that but you'll need a lot of back strap sinews.
Make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes!    Pat Brennan  Brevard, NC