Making Wooden Arrows: A Masters' Guide John PotterRegular price £9.75
Making Wooden Arrows: A Masters's Guide John Potter
Many of todays archers would like to make their own arrows but struggle to find the detailed information required to give them confidence and make a start. Here, Master Fletcher John Potter, has put together a thorough hands-on guide from start to finish. How to mark out, what tools to use, common errors to avoid and so much more.
Altogether a true in-depth guide on producing quality wooden arrows.For all disciplines of Archery from modern target to Medieval armour piercing. This rare book on fletching showing the traditional and modern methods of making wooden arrows. Through the book you will find techniques for making all types of wooden arrow and top tips that can make producing or refining your own arrows easier.
The hope is no matter at what level you wish to produce your own arrows whether it is a matched set for target shooting, exploring different arrows to find out which will suit you best, or just for the fun of crafting your own arrow; this small book will help and encourage you to get the best results for years to come.
Subject areas included in the book are: Timber Selection, Shooting Boards, Nock and Draw Length, Fitting the heads, Protecting the shaft, Choosing, and preparing the feathers for fletching, Binding and finishing methods. The book also includes some training methods to help the less experienced archer with both target and field shooting.