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The Traditional Bowyer's Bible, Volume 3
Many archers and bowhunters will be surprised to learn that a wooden bow, whose ancestry dates back thousands of years, will shoot an arrow as fast and as effectively as the most modern fiberglass-laminated bows. Never before have such detailed instructions been available for the home craftsman, with information on how to make fine bows ...
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Rod Parsons :: * RECOMMENDED *
Be aware that the drawing of the Andaman bow on page 88 is a partial copy of the original drawing and misrepresents the braced bow. What it does show is the reverse braced bow, which is how the Andaman bow was kept when not in use.
Also the diagram about arrow spine on page 230 shows the arrow on the left hand side of the bow, as it would be shot by a right handed archer.
In this case, a weak shaft will go to the right and a stiff shaft will go to left, not the reverse as shown in this illustration.
I can only presume that the author of this drawing was left handed and somewhat confused.
Updated Jun 13, 2006 :: 1 of 1 members found this review helpful