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where do I source NZ timber for making bows

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Norris Feb 7. 5 Replies

I've heard that Manuka, Kanuka and Lance wood are good for making bows but not sure where to source long lengths that are suitable...Continue

 

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Mike Norris replied to Mike Norris's discussion where do I source NZ timber for making bows
"Yep Toby, find out Lance wood does split ! made a nice whippy manuku short bow. You didn't tell me where this river valley is...? Trying to source some Hickory down in Christchurch as soon as the bloke gets round to it. Also found out that…"
Feb 7

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Mike Norris replied to Mike Norris's discussion where do I source NZ timber for making bows
"Thanks Dave, yeah I have looked at his site, pretty awesome."
Feb 7

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Zebedy replied to Mike Norris's discussion where do I source NZ timber for making bows
"Yeah or manuka"
Feb 7

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Toby Burns replied to Mike Norris's discussion where do I source NZ timber for making bows
"Lance wood splits when it drys... go for kanuka. The only stuff that ive seen and was great is grown in a river valley, nice long standing, already seasoned. but you will have to have a play its tough stuff. I make my axe handles out of it. "
Feb 4

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Dave replied to Mike Norris's discussion where do I source NZ timber for making bows
"Hi Mike. I am not too up to date on bow making but a person who may be able to help is Toa Hunter Gatherer. He lives in the Waikato and has a Facebook Page and Youtube Channel.  He has a business making his own bows. I don't know if he is…"
Dec 6, 2017

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where do I source NZ timber for making bows

I've heard that Manuka, Kanuka and Lance wood are good for making bows but not sure where to source long lengths that are suitable...See More
Dec 5, 2017

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Zebedy left a comment for Mike Norris
"Welcome Mike!"
Nov 27, 2017

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Mike Norris is now a member of BushcraftNZ
Nov 23, 2017

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What part of the country are you based?
Waikato
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Putaruru
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Primitive skills, Archery, Crafts, Plant identification

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At 11:40 on November 27, 2017,
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Zebedy
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Welcome Mike!

 
 
 

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