Category: longbow

#Day29of100, #Day30of100, #Day31of100 and #Day…

#Day29of100, #Day30of100, #Day31of100 and #Day32of100… I’ve spent my free time these past few days finishing @georginacutts longbow. I fitted the nocks, varnished and wrap and tied the grip leather. Last thing that was needed – a string!

It’s done!

During this longbow project I have learnt so much into what’s needed to be a bowyer and that’s a lot of patients is needed for all steps in the process. A lot of mistakes made, but I’m pleased with my first attempt. Onto the next one!

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Shoot report – Centaura bowmen – September 201…

Shoot report – Centaura bowmen – September 2018

Sharon on the ermin shot

Centaura Bowmen shot

Centaura Bowmen shot

Centaura Bowmen’s ground is over an hour drive from home on a good day, so it would be an early start for us to make sure we got there in good time. It is a ground we know quite well, situated outside Derby. For those interested you can read a previous shoot report here.

As it was it would be a warm and pleasant early autumn day, with great company as we were joined by the…

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Good luck for NFAS nationals

Good luck for NFAS nationals

So the National Field Archery Society, national championships are just round the corner. I always see this as the culmination of the NFAS calendar of events.

For those unfamiliar with the format of the championships, it is a two day event where competitors shoot 2 different courses over unmarked distances. A couple of difference to this year’s event sees the competition going back to being solely…

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Shoot Report – Spirit of Sherwood – August 201…

Shoot Report – Spirit of Sherwood – August 2018

Close up of bear and forester

Spirit of Sherwood muster

Spirit of Sherwood muster

Firstly before I start this shoot report I along with Sharon would like to say a huge thanks to a wonderful host Karen for putting us up for the night and for the great Bar-B-Que on Saturday night before the shoot. The grounds are quite a long drive for us, so being able to stay over the night before was great. Anyway back to the important thing for you, the shoot report.

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I’m still at the field, just without my …

I’m still at the field, just without my recurve – instead I’m attempting to make a laminate longbow. It’s going to be 66" long, ~28# @28" for @georginacutts and finished with a mother-of-pearl inlay and a leather and silver wire grip. If I’m to craft anything, it has to be at least a little bit fancy!



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Throwback to the greatest “almost Robin Hood” from…

Throwback to the greatest “almost Robin Hood” from around 3 years ago. Long a longbow archer from my club at that time missing in the same place twice at 80 yards and splitting the arrow in two!



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