Re: String Nocks
> Note: I'm using 'twine' here as the verb that denotes the processof
> reverse-twisting used to assemble a 'flemish' string.linen,
> When I make the eye-loop, I add in a number of extra strands of
> usually 50% more. I twine the string together until the reinforcingadd
> strands have run out and go an inch or two more.
> I leave the strands straight until I get to a few inches above the
> nocking area. Then I begin twining again. After an inch or so, I'll
> in a strand. It's about 16" long and I tuck it's middle into thecrotch
> of the twisting, straighten the twisted 'legs' so I can lay the newtwo and
> strand smoothly in with the others. Then I make another twist or
> add another strand. Keep doing this until the string fits verysnugly in
> your nocks. As the string stretches, it will shrink in diameter,take
> that into account.straight
> I twine past the end of the reinforcements again then leave it
> until I get to the bottom of the string and I twine inreinforcements
> for the area that'll have the bowyer's hitch, then I taper it outand
> ideally end it with a _tiny_ figure-eight in the last few fibers ofthe
> string.That answers my question. It is difficult to visualize so I'll have
> Have I answered your question?
to get some material out and start experimenting. I am still new to
archery and string making so it will just take time to learn.