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Bowmaking

Masterclass
Bowmaking
20 July, 2020

Bowmaking

Building a North American Flatbow

The “North American Flatbow” is a popular bow design that has lasted the ages...for good reason. This design was found not only In NA but around the world!

The “flatbow” by definition is simply that, a wide flat bow with near flat cross sections that follows sleek lines to narrow tips. A graceful and functional design.

This Master “course” will teach you how to create an all wood selfbow from a split Ash stave. We will guide you through layout, shape and tillering of the bow using only a few hand tools.

When you are near completed, you will craft a bowstring and bring your creation to life!

What are we going to do:

Tools for bowmaking, how to use & sharpening

Layout & dimensions for a truly custom fit

Tillering & draw weight

Crafting a bow string

Finishing

Maintenance & care

Timetable:
4 may 2021 at 9:30 am
5 may 2021 at 9:30 am
6 may 2021 at 9:30 am

Duration: The workshop will last 8 hour

Costs Masterclass: €59,50

Take the following with you:

leather gloves

safety glasses

About The Speaker

Jamie lives in Port Huron, Michigan (USA).
He is an inspiring craftsman, outdoor skills instructor, author and naturalist.

A father, husband and a student of old ways.
If i'm not with my family you will find me at a workbench or trying to get lost in the lakes or wild.  Read more >

Sessions by Jamie L. Burleigh

4 May 2021 - MASTERCLASS

5 May 2021 - MASTERCLASS

6 May 2021 - MASTERCLASS

7 May 2021 - WORKSHOP