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kerbinator

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Never tiller a bow when angry.
« on: November 23, 2009, 06:28:28 pm »
Just today I was in a bad mood and decided to work on a stave. I almost cut clear across the back of the stave. And on top of that to correct that major slip I will have to narrow the other limb to match. Just not a good way to let off steam.

Offline El Destructo

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 06:45:16 pm »
I never touch a Piece of Wood if I have something on My Mind other than Bows....and I never try to get rid of Frustration or Anger by working on One either....just end up making Firewood and Tinder...... :-\
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Offline John K

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009, 06:53:03 pm »
Yeah, you'r better splitting firewood !!
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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2009, 07:03:23 pm »
That's why you should always keep a 12" elm log lying around to be split into staves. That'll take out plenty of frustration. :o
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Offline Justin Snyder

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2009, 07:59:06 pm »
I like your idea Okie. I like to get out the drawknife and hog off some wood when I am frustrated.
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Offline ken75

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2009, 08:41:26 pm »
when your mad find a large oak tree, head down run wide open into it ! your bow stave will still be in great shape !, and you wont remember why you were mad.

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2009, 08:44:19 pm »
yea been there but not any more its bad news.
a drawn bow is a stick 9/10 broken

Offline George Tsoukalas

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2009, 10:23:33 pm »
...or rushed. :) Jawge
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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2009, 12:05:08 am »
Thanks for the replies and advice. I'll take another look at that stave in the morning.  ;)

Offline Gordon

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2009, 01:34:53 am »
It pays to be in the right state of mind when you set off to tiller a bow.
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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2009, 03:32:58 am »
SHOOT 'EM when you're angry >:D, don't try and make 'em.
I'm sure we all have to tell ourselves 'step away from the bow' from time to time.
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Offline Tom Leemans

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Re: Never tiller a bow when angry.
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2009, 11:32:32 am »
Set it down, go do something else. Think about it for awhile, but walk away from it when you're mad.