Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Black Locust,
- The drought conditions here should create a finer and more dense grain
pattern making the wood more suitable for bowmaking than eastern woods.
That is why Italian or Spanish yew was preferred by the English bowyers
in period. Pity all those stands were logged over for bows.
In service to the dream
Carolus von Eulenhorst
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 02:47:24 EDT badger5149@... writes:
> I have been trying to beg borrow or steel a stav of black________________________________________________________________
> locust for
> the last year and couldn't get any. I finally found out what the
> tree looks
> like and discovered they grow all over so ca. and 2 years ago I had
> over twenty
> of them taken out of a back lot i was renting, they were just
> growing wild. Now
> all I have to do is find one i can cut down, hope they grow the same
> here as
> they do back east. Badger
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