Long Bow Workshop

From: £300.00

Make a bow with Will!  Bring along a friend or family member and make some fun memories.  Why not add an extra day of making arrows to go with your bow!

You will need to contact Will either before or after purchase to arrange a date of your choice.

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Long Bow Workshop

Contact us before or after booking your course to arrange your own private date at [email protected]

This is an intimate course which holds only one or two participants, ideal for father / son's, Husband / Wife or even just friends looking for a great experience.

The Staves are pre made prior to the workshop as the gluing process takes quite a while to dry and for the stave to be ready to be worked on.

The wood used is Lemon Wood, Purple Heart and Hickory. The Bow will have a leather handle with a Dacron string, the tips of the bow will be capped with buffalo horn.

This is a great value course, the price is actually cheaper than what it would cost to buy a laminate longbow only you get the great experience of learning how to make them too!! Plus you get to take it home!!

Once you have placed your order we will need to know what your desired poundage will be. ( Many opt for around 40lb)

A variety of accommodation options are available locally.

Arrow Making Workshop

This is a one day course teaching you all you need to know about arrow making for use in traditional longbow archery.

During the course you will make 3 complete arrows.

Hand make the shafts and learn how to set the spine in them correctly to match the bow you use.

Forge the arrowheads from sheet metal.

Splice and lace down the feathers to the shafts, plus reenforcing the nocks with buffalo horn.

The course runs between 9.30am and 4.30pm

Drinks will be available during the course but please bring along lunch for yourself during the date.