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Seneca Traditional Archery - Custom Bows recurved  seneca Bow
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Authentic Custom Bows for Traditional Archery from ancient times.

Seneca Traditional Archery - Custom Bows
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Upper Nock of the Seneca Recurve Bow







Primitive Arrow

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Custom Seneca Recurve Bow specs and options

The Seneca Recurve Bow is one of the custom bows we offer in a traditional Native American style. It is Hickory and is a replica based on a Seneca Artifact from early contact periods. The beautiful scalloped edges and recurved profile make this bow outstandingly beautiful and unique.

Optional Leather handle: If you rather, an arrow rest and leather handle are available on all North Wood Traditional archery bows. The leather is authentic braintanned buckskin.

Colors Available: stains of light brown, Dark Brown, or Reddish brown

Over all Length: Generally this is a bow between 60-65" long, and can be customized further upon request upon consultation.

Bow String
Hand twisted three-ply bow string

Wood type: Hickory stave used for blank, retained growth ring on the back of the bow

Primitive string: Three ply artificial sinew hand twisted with a flemish loop on one end. Other end is tied to the lower nock of the bow with a timber hitch.

Draw weight - 25- 65 lb on this bow

Design origin: Working replica based on Seneca artifact, 1600's, NY Harvested and Crafted in Western Connecticut. Custom made to order


Reccomended to be used with softwood or hardwood arrow shafts, this custom bow is ideal for carrying in brushy mountain terrain because of it's small profile.

Custom bows are made for the individual, and enhance the traditional archery experience. We look forward to making your traditional wood bow a reality!

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