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Offline Weylin

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Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« on: May 20, 2019, 07:23:52 am »
I just finished a four day bow building workshop with a few guys. They worked really hard and made some beautiful bows. Two guys made osage bows but another had a yew stave that he wanted to tackle.





























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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2019, 07:40:37 am »
  Good job Weylin! Looks like they all had a successful bow come out.

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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2019, 08:44:58 am »
That's excellent, Weylin. With a teacher like you I'm not surprised they were all successful. Well done!   :OK
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2019, 10:55:51 am »
Where can one buy a square tube vice as shown in some of the pictures? It is the one that clamps down the bow stave and has the long screw on top. Really need one of those.

Offline Pat B

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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2019, 12:55:04 pm »
Cody(misslemaster) make those square tube bow vices. Contact him.
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2019, 01:48:36 pm »
Nice bends on all those bows. Congrats, teacher!
And ya musta had good-size stock of kangaroo lace.
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2019, 04:32:47 pm »
Looks like another successful class.  Great job Weylin.  Keep it going.
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2019, 04:33:07 pm »
  Good job Weylin! Looks like they all had a successful bow come out.

Thanks Steve. They did. They were very diligent.

Thanks, Pat!

Where can one buy a square tube vice as shown in some of the pictures? It is the one that clamps down the bow stave and has the long screw on top. Really need one of those.

Yup, like Pat said. I got them from Cody. Way better than the ones you get from 3 Rivers.


Thanks, Knoll. It was a kangaroo massacre!
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Offline chamookman

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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2019, 11:36:41 pm »
Way cool !  :BB Bob.
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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2019, 12:28:43 am »
I love seeing you put on these classes Weylin. I'm sure all these guys are going to be happy and gained the confidence they needed to keep building selfbows.
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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2019, 03:29:32 am »
Very cool. The best part of this craft for me, is the passing it on.
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2019, 03:39:56 am »
They certainly turned out some fine bows :)
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Offline Hawkdancer

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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2019, 07:32:58 am »
Looks like they learned their lessons very well!  Nice bows!  Their instructor does good!  I do like that vise of Cody's, maybe he can post some pics of it without stealing the thread, or post another thread!
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Offline TRiggs

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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2019, 01:16:15 pm »
I just got one question, where can I get one of those bow benches ?
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Re: Bow Building Workshop Pictures
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2019, 01:47:15 pm »
Thanks, guys!

I just got one question, where can I get one of those bow benches ?

Keenan Howard sells them. They are called stavemasters and they are awesome. If you google it you will find his website.
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