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Basic Bow Making

The wooden bow is an ancient yet effective technology. Humans all over the globe have perfected its construction. You can be one of those humans.

In this 2 day course, we will cover: 

  • history and physics of the bow and arrow
  •  material selection
  • seasoning wood
  • bow design
  • tools and their uses
  •  tillering and finishes

Each student will construct a bow made from a board and leave the class with a working bow, a bow string, and the skills to build bows on their own.


Saturday & Sunday, 9:30AM- 4:30PM. Located at the our Cedar Homestead **Optional: camp over night on our property, Open to ages 16 and up. – Tuition $185 per student

Instructor: Sam

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