Hunting the Bamboo-Backed Bow with Dean Torges

$32.00

Hunting the Bamboo-Backed Bow explains the construction of 6 different styles of bamboo-backed bows, from staight-limbed through reflex/deflex to recurved, and offers avenues to other possibilities as well through the creation of a simple, versatile jig. It details the construction of a toothing plane, indispensable for hand work, and shows blade sharpening techniques for toothing irons. It shows how to select, care for and prepare bamboo for backing, what to look for in belly slats, how to saw out quality slats from marginal staves, how to create a simple bandsaw jig for Z-splicing billet slats, methods for thickness tapering slats and bamboo, glue-up techniques, tool use, handle and limb shaping methods and tillering techniques

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Hunting the Bamboo-backed Bow is another Dean Torges masterpiece! This video covers six styles of bamboo-backed bows, from straight-limbed through deflex/reflex, to recurved. Learn about jig building, toothing plane use, selection & care of materials, z-splicing, wood scrapper sharpening,cutting out and shaping the bow, tillering techniques, and more!

Very thorough and complete! Plus, as an added feature, includes a section for creating the rugged Rattan bow for kids. More than 60 minutes long.Hunting the Bamboo-backed Bow is another Dean Torges masterpiece! This video covers six styles of bamboo-backed bows, from straight-limbed through deflex/reflex, to recurved. Learn about jig building, toothing plane use, selection & care of materials, z-splicing, wood scrapper sharpening,cutting out and shaping the bow, tillering techniques, and more!

Very thorough and complete! Plus, as an added feature, includes a section for creating the rugged Rattan bow for kids. More than 60 minutes long.

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 7.5 × 6 × .5 in