Robin Hood and Little John

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Project by Joel89 posted 09-17-2014 04:23 PM 2225 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these for my 3 year old boys (twins) who watch Robin Hood daily and wanted a bow that looked like mine. They were a lot of fun to make as I basically just made up the design as I went along. The string is just a light bungee cord, and I decided it’d probably be to everyone’s benefit if I didn’t make any arrows until I teach my boys a little bit about Hunter Safety. The wood is nothing special. The body was cut from 2” GDF and the limbs are 1/2” poplar. Enjoy!

-- Joel

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#1 posted 09-17-2014 04:56 PM

Great project—I’m sure your twins love them!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 09-17-2014 06:22 PM

My son asked me to make something similar. They were playing Hunger Games and were wanting a more realistic bow rather than a stick. Thanks

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 09-18-2014 12:31 AM

That’s very cool! I would have loved to have had something like that when I was a young’un! I’m sure your boys will have great times with them!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#4 posted 09-18-2014 05:09 AM

Thanks guys! My boys are definitely loving them!

-- Joel

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#5 posted 09-18-2014 05:23 PM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 12-14-2017 06:46 PM

That is a super idea

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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