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Re: Period vs. modern

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  • D Humberson
    Ian, Try starting with a straight-grained hickory or ash plank for your first couple - the kids appreciste em, and they re way cheaper. Ragnar K
    Message 1 of 20 , Aug 2 6:04 AM
      Ian,

      Try starting with a straight-grained hickory or ash plank for your first
      couple - the kids appreciste 'em, and they're way cheaper.

      Ragnar K


      >From: "John Rockwell" <phxrock@...>
      >Reply-To: SCA-Archery@onelist.com
      >To: <SCA-Archery@onelist.com>
      >Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Period vs. modern
      >Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 21:51:06 -0700
      >
      >From: "John Rockwell" <phxrock@...>
      >
      >Sitting here and reading the post below it got me thinking. And
      >remembering
      >that I have some Osage and some Hickory that is 2 years old. I have the
      >Bowyers Bible #1 but I am a hands on person. I purchased this wood to make
      >a period longbow. But with just the book this wood will sit and continue to
      >dry until I can find someone that can work with me. End result I want to
      >shoot period and I can't. So for now I will shoot my 62" 55# recurve and
      >enjoy.
      >
      >Ian Griffen
      >
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