Building the Sinew Backed Bow by Mike Yancey


Mike Yancey is a master of the self bow. In this DVD he shares his secrets and techniques learned through years of hands-on experience. Mike is known for his beautifully crafted self bows that draw smooth and cast arrows with great authority. Now in the comfort of your own home you can learn how to build your own sinew backed bow.

2 hours 23 minutes



Mike Yancey has been called a Master of the Self Bow. Now he shares the wisdom and insights of years of bow building experience on this comprehensive bow building DVD.

Mike’s beautifully crafted self bows are well-known for smooth draws and great speed and accuracy. Mike shares his secrets for building one of his Sinew Backed bows.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned pro, you’ll learn a lot of tips, tricks, and secrets to make your bow a high-performance work of art. This a DVD you’ll watch again and again.

Mike Yancey’s Building the Sinew Backed Bow is the perfect addition to your bow building library. Approximately 2 hours 23 minutes.


  • Roughing Out the Bow
  • Forms and Heat Bending
  • Sinew Backing
  • Clay Backing
  • Tillering
  • Rawhide Backing
  • Tip Overlays
  • Artwork and Finish
  • Snakeskin Backing
  • Approx. 2 hours 23 minutes

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 7.5 × 6 × .5 in
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