Native Bow Woods

Pip Bickerstaffe looks at the different woods native to the UK that can be used for making bows, and the advantages, disadvantages, and characteristics of each I first started making bows while I was still at school, having started archery

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The Archer’s Paradox and modern bows

You’ve heard the phrase, but what does it actually mean? Dave Egalton explains it may have a narrower application than previously thought

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Learning the longbow

If you’re interested in getting into traditional archery, Pip Bickerstaffe starts to outline some of the techniques involved in learning to shoot the longbow. This time, planning, warming up, and learning the draw

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