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Blog series by mafe updated 06-19-2019 12:42 PM 2 parts 1893 reads 12 comments total

Part 1: Long bow build - MaFe Hood is back in the forest…

06-18-2019 01:42 PM by mafe | 7 comments »

Long bow buildMaFe Hood is back in the forest… Ok, I don’t even think I would hit a sitting elephant, but at least I can put a long bow, on my list of things I build in this life. ;-) Since I was a boy, I always wanted to build my own bow, not just a bow, but a long bow like Robin Hood. Remember dreaming I was Robin Hood, that I was shooting arrows, flying through the room and of course kissing Lady Marian.Wake up MaFe!!! Last year when I turned 50, I put a bow building class o...

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Part 2: Bow tiller - for long bow building

06-19-2019 12:42 PM by mafe | 5 comments »

Bow tillerfor long bow building. Here a quick post on the bow tiller, Ran a piece of trash wood, from some packing, through the lunch box planner.Then a series of repetitive cuts, on the table saw, to make a hold for the bow handle, to rest in.(I should have taken out my jig, as this was a wee wobbly and not safe…).Also you can see I have to change my planner blades, they have some nicks / chips in them now, grrrrrrr, must have run through some stone or metal… Nothing a h...

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