Dec 22, 2012

Moore Alutiiq toy-bows

Tried making a few bows out of juniper. Juniper is easy to carve and resilent. Makes for some good kid-bows. Here is one bow I made for my youngest child.
Image 1. Juniper toy-bow and arrow.
Image 2. Adding the last leage of artificial sinew on a 27cm long toy bow.
Image 3. The last strand is pulled under the hitches and then tied on the nock.

Image 4. It´s a fun toy but a bit dangerous due to it´s effectiveness.

Photo credits: Image 1-4, Marcus Lepola.

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