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Yew Bow #599 – The Final details
Just a review on the best way to stringing up this bow with the horn nocks. The Bow was then oiled up, packed and sent off to Lou Cervello
NOTE: Lou I must apologize as I was not able to get video of the oiling process on this bow..but it’s beautiful!
Yew Longbow #599 – Polish Horns , Test Shoot
covered the sanding prep process for polishing the buffalo horn.
Polishing compound application and use, buffing process.
Virgin test shots…bow shot fast, smooth
Yew Bowstave #599 – mount horn nocks, Cut in string grooves, final tiller
Final processes to complete yew bowstave #599 for Lou Cervello , Preparing now for test shooting
Yew Bowstave #599 – Tillering The bow
The next phases of the journey of yew bowstave #599 for my client in New York State, Lou Cervello
in these videos the bow is being tillered checking limb movement, and the general weight in the expected range .
This bow is scheduled to be an 1190’s Era 45lb@30″ 72+inch longbow
Yew Bowstave # 599 Next phases of Development Video group 2
Bow general layout and marking.Further shaping and mass reduction. Using bandsaw to trim the taper and bulk off the belly. Knifing and rasping around key locations on the limbs. Beginning to shape handle area.
The beginning phases for Lou Cervello’s 45lb@ 30 Draw , historically correct English longbow