Re: (fwd) Longbow Supplier? (fwd)
- At 01:17 AM 10/8/99 EDT, you wrote:
>I'd love to help, but a pair of Yew billets for a bow runs about 50 bucks,
>with other materials a finished bow might cost 75 to 100 just to make.
>not even thinking of labor! (one of my problems at the moment is findinghemp
>cord to make strings!)Craig,
> However, when done I have a fairly sweet shooting English long bow, with a
>nicely rounded cross section, horn nocks, ect...
>I've got some osage on the way, but that costs the same as yew. I havent
>built any out of other woods yet.
>Good luck with her search, though!
>Wuner (Craig Toth)
>What diameter hemp are you seeking. I buy it locally to bind and string
crossbows. There are several online suppliers and most cities have hemp
specialty shops. Hemp string is also sold for macrame and beading.