Bows & Arrows of the Native Americans
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Bows & Arrows of the Native Americans : A Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-Backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows & Quivers

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A complete step-by-step guide to Native American bows and arrows, including information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the reader who plans to make and use his own bow, and offers good reading for the armchair archer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • First.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1599210835
  • 9781599210834
  • 184,377

Review quote

" Far and away the best book on the subject. Must reading for anyone interested in traditional archery." --Chuckk Boelter D.D.S. Belleville, MI "... excellent rating. Very clear and easy to understand."--Monte Quade, Deerlodge, MT "... learn the nearly lost art of handmade bows and arrows from a narrative interwoven with history and humor. The final chapter alone is worth the price of admission."--Dr. Bill Jones, La Jolla, CA " I am greatly impressed with the book. Very readable as well as thorough." --Joe S. Hays, Curator, Museum of the Great Plains, LAwton, OKshow more

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Bows & Arrows of the Native Americans is a step-by-step guide that includes information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for readers who plan to make and shoot their own bows and arrows. It's a must-have text for outdoorsmen, Boy Scouts of all ages, traditional craftsmen, and historians.show more

About Jim Hamm

Jimm Hamm has been making arrows, bows, and quivers by hand, following Native American methods, since the 1980s. He lives, as he says, in the Republic of Texas.show more