Crafting an English Longbow

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A few points on English Longbows: http://shardsofthedarkage.blogspot.com/2014/05/a-few-points-on-english-longbows.html
For a detailed post on the project, look over here-
http://shardsofthedarkage.blogspot.com/2013/01/bowyering.html
Hand crafting an English Longbow with simple hand tools.
Wood- Red Oak
Backing- 2 layers of sheetrock tape and outer layer of linen bonded with Titebond II wood glue
Finished with 3 coats of Danish oil
Approx. 40# at 30"
68.5" length
String making- http://shardsofthedarkage.blogspot.com/2013/07/simple-bowstring.html
Making a Laminated Longbow- http://shardsofthedarkage.blogspot.com/2016/02/bowyering-ii-delaminated-longbow.html

For more projects, visit my blog at http://shardsofthedarkage.blogspot.com/

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