Re: new bow strings
- All depends on what string you want to use.
If you're after a more period look, flemish twist is the way to go.
Both methods give you a very reliable string to use.
My own selfish opinion is that continuous loop strings should stay on
Flemish however, look okay on any traditional bow. (and you don't need a
jig to make them)
I am new to SCA and do not have an SCA name yet.
Last weekend I dug out my old bows and got authorized in target archery.
I want to restring both bows with strings that I make. I will be
and serving for those strings. My question is: does anyone have reason why
the string should be made up of 6 to 7 (11ft) single pieces for 12 to 14
strands with Flemish braid as opposed to a single 70 to 80 ft that is well