A wood bow for those interested in Native American Bows
All bows made from raw materials 30-60 days
|Both Nocks on this wood bow have a face carved into them.|
This is one of the Replica Native American Bows we offer. It is a Hickory Self Bow based on an Artifact from the early contact period in North America. The graceful simplicity of the long bow style make this design universal the world over, but the carved faces on either end make it very unique. It is excellent for those who like using a wood bow and arrow.
The cross section of the bow is oval, making for a smooth and sleek feel for the hand.
It is well suited to shoot hard wood or soft wood arrows and for reenacting, primitive archery, and hunting.
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 63-68" long, and can be customized further upon request upon consultation.
|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: Based on artifact from Algonkian people in NY State Harvested and Crafted in Western Connecticut.
Replica Native American bows are custom made for the individual, and enhance the experience of using a wood bow and arrow. We look forward to making your dream bow a reality!