Build your own wooden bow working from stave to shooting bow! Master bowyer Frank Sherwood leads you through the process in this comprehensive, hands-on course. You start with wood selection and stave seasoning, continue to bow design and layout, and finish with all the refinements and make a worthy shooting bow! The class is rounded out with an over-view of techniques in making bow strings, string silencers, arrow nocks and leather handles.
Frank will also share and lecture on his comprehensive collection of traditional arrows and Northwest style quivers to give you some great ideas to create your own. This is an in-depth, hands-on course That will reward you with a fully functioning wooden bow. Come prepared for rewarding work, hearty meals, and great company.
A new aspect to this popular program is the opportunity for a parent to create a bow paired with their son or daughter. Together the team will build one bow while learning the intricacies of this ancient craft. Suggested age range is from a mature 12 to 17 years of age. We hope you can join us for this unique opportunity