These courses are run by the Owner of Barbow Archery , professional Bowyer and Fletcher ~Ben Perkins
On these courses you will be making a Laminate bow made up out of 2/3 laminations depending on draw weight.
The courses are 2 days long
During the course you will learn the basics of Bow making.
Selecting the right timber from seasoned bow staves.
Preparation of the Laminations.
Gluing of the Laminations.
Using hand tools like axes, rasps, files, scrapers.
Shaping the bow and Tillering.
Shaping horn nocks.
Making the string.
All tools and material needed for the course will be provided.
You will be using selected timbers that have been hand selected from woodlands that work in conjunction with:-
“The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora”
These are privately booked courses and we can take numbers up to a maximum of two people held in Bens workshop.
We feel smaller groups are better as you get more personal attention. You will have a great time and leave with a
finished working bow.
Tea/coffee breaks included.
Course fee ·£300.00
Contact via email or call to check availability ~ 07778790366