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Yew stave

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mac Oct 18, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi. Does anyone out there have a piece of yew suitable for making a longbow.Cheers PeterContinue


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"Thanks Rob I will give it a go"
Oct 19, 2017

Rob Mac replied to Peter Bell's discussion Yew stave
"Hello there, A nice straight Kanuka stave will do the job. I  and others have made bows from Kanuka and its good bow wood. Cheers  Rob."
Oct 18, 2017

Peter Bell posted a discussion

Yew stave

Hi. Does anyone out there have a piece of yew suitable for making a longbow.Cheers PeterSee More
Sep 16, 2017

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Firecraft, Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Flintknapping, Survival skills, Archery, Crafts, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

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