I have not done it, but when I was shopping for drawknifes recently I ran into a wealth of information on the topic. Bottom line is that 1) there are several forums devoted to this topic and you will be best off finding one to get access to that wealth of experience. 2) there are lots of styles of bow and you will need to choose accordingly. 3) the wood you choose matters. Probably more then any other application you will need to pay attention to grain.