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1911beast 03-27-2012 12:57 AM

Making a bow
 
What is the best wood not yew what is the best that I can actualy get easily

Marlinman 03-27-2012 01:04 AM

Osage but there is already three or four threads on this subject

God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did

alsaqr 03-27-2012 01:51 AM

Osage orange, aka: Bois d' Arc, aka: horse apple.

303tom 03-27-2012 02:37 PM

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Originally Posted by 1911beast (Post 752880)
What is the best wood not yew what is the best that I can actualy get easily

Here in the US I would say Hickory or Pecan would be the easiest to obtain or Ceder........All three of those are good woods for a Bow. I don`t know about out in Nevada though...........

texaswoodworker 03-27-2012 08:12 PM

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Originally Posted by alsaqr (Post 752946)
Osage orange, aka: Bois d' Arc, aka: horse apple.

aka: hedge apple, aka: bodark. :D :p


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