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by buemaker
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Ephemera
Topic: Yew staves
Replies: 0
Views: 1048

Yew staves

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b506/timian46/C29CD38D-34AE-466D-8C44-DB933E143386_zpsnavpwa7l.jpg Not much going on here so I'll post a picture of three Yew staves I harvested a couple of months ago. Three 2 meter long staves from one three is a rare find. Two of them are clear with no knots o...
by buemaker
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: Manufacture
Topic: Bloodwood
Replies: 3
Views: 2370

Re: Bloodwood

Thank you for the answer, but Rubywood (Pterocarpus santalinus) is not the same.
by buemaker
Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: Manufacture
Topic: Bloodwood
Replies: 3
Views: 2370

Bloodwood

Bloodwood or Satine (brosimum rubescens). I am looking at drawings of laminated British Sportsbows from 1790 and through the 19th Century. Is there any information if they used this wood as a belly/compression laminate?
Thank you
Oddbjørn
by buemaker
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Ephemera
Topic: I like Yew.
Replies: 2
Views: 2262

Re: I like Yew.

A bit snakey.
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by buemaker
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Ephemera
Topic: I like Yew.
Replies: 2
Views: 2262

Re: I like Yew.

Yew staves under work.
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by buemaker
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Ephemera
Topic: I like Yew.
Replies: 2
Views: 2262

I like Yew.

We went to look for some Yew trees and came upon this giant, must be very old.
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by buemaker
Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: Manufacture
Topic: Glue down.
Replies: 0
Views: 2276

Glue down.

Not much is going on here for the time being so I'll post a picture of a trilaminate I just glued down.
Bamboo back, Amaranth tapered center strip and White Oak belly.Image
by buemaker
Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: Crossbows
Topic: 1200 pounds.
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

1200 pounds.

by buemaker
Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: Serious questions
Topic: Ancient Greek shooting position
Replies: 5
Views: 3848

Re: Ancient Greek shooting position

Sitting cross legged works also.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_k0bRv56-o
by buemaker
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Museums
Topic: Viking exhibition
Replies: 3
Views: 5682

Re: Viking exhibition

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Sorry, I posted two pics of the upper limb, here is the lower.
by buemaker
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Museums
Topic: Viking exhibition
Replies: 3
Views: 5682

Re: Viking exhibition

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b506/timian46/9f34291a2065b76e00b79ac03ded4f38_zpsfecfe315.jpg http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b506/timian46/9f34291a2065b76e00b79ac03ded4f38_zpsfecfe315.jpg I took a pic of the ends of the origional, only a sidenock on the upper end and the bowstring have be...
by buemaker
Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Exhibitions and Museums
Topic: Viking exhibition
Replies: 3
Views: 5682

Viking exhibition

At the moment there is an exhibition at The National Museum in Copenhagen. They have gathered the best Scandinavia has to offer from Viking age, gold, silver, weapons and other things. The only complete bow from Viking age is exhibited, The Bow from Haithabu. After November 17th the exhibition moves...
by buemaker
Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: SOCIETY NOTICE BOARD
Topic: An easier way to post pictures on a forum.
Replies: 4
Views: 6286

Re: An easier way to post pictures on a forum.

Okay, I understand. :smile:
by buemaker
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: SOCIETY NOTICE BOARD
Topic: An easier way to post pictures on a forum.
Replies: 4
Views: 6286

Re: An easier way to post pictures on a forum.

It will not be of any use to members unless the forum owner register the forum with Tapatalk. Oddbjørn.
by buemaker
Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: SOCIETY NOTICE BOARD
Topic: An easier way to post pictures on a forum.
Replies: 4
Views: 6286

An easier way to post pictures on a forum.

I hope it is ok to post this on the notice board. Using tapatalk you can post pictures on a forum direct from an Ipad, Iphone or a similar phone without going the route by Photobucket. It is free for a forum owner to register to use Tapatalk on a forum. A private user pays a onetime fee of about 3 d...

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