Category Archives: bow making

Edo Archery

  19th century archery set, one bow missing. About these ads

About these ads
Posted in archery, arrows, bow making | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Selk’nam (Ona) Yah

A beautiful photo of arrows from the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego.  Collected in the early 20th century. Wonderful sinew wrappings, glass points, and clay pigments. And the nice little bow that accompanies them.    

Posted in archery, arrows, bow making, primitive technology | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

C. Gomez, Bow and Arrow Maker

When people appreciated hand made archery equipment.  No training wheel, gizmos, releases, or sights.  Click the image to access the British Museum page for this item.

Posted in archery, arrows, bow making, primitive technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Yupik (Eskimo) attributed bow and arrows

Believed to be a Yup’ik quiver, bowcase, bow, and arrows from the late 19th century. Click the image to learn more.

Posted in archery, arrows, bow making, primitive technology | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bow, arrows, and quiver, Chiricahua

Chiricahua Apache, Arizona ca. 1880 Click the image above to see more about these artifacts at the National Museum of the American Indian. Detail photo of some fletchings and points from this collection.

Posted in archery, arrows, bow making, primitive technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Winter Count Bow Makers

Thanks to those who participated in our bow making class this year.  I failed to get many photos so if anyone would be willing to share theirs with me, I would be most grateful.  Email me at zcoyotez (at) yahoo.com. … Continue reading

Posted in archery, bow making, primitive technology, winter count | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prepping bow staves

Prepping bow staves is a fair amount of work made easier with the right tools and a little experience.  The examples below have aged for about 6 years, 11 months in a dark, dry barn.  These are nearly all hickory … Continue reading

Posted in archery, bow making, DIY, primitive technology | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments