Thursday, 3 March 2016

Full Draw For The Yew Shorty

First time I tried the bow on the tiller with it's heart wood belly the tiller was awful, with the right limb being much stiffer than the left. A little work with a rasp and scraper has improved it, I may take a little more off, but it's pretty good now and is at 40#.
I may do a little more to ease off the right limb and help even out the stress on the bow as it is working so hard.
Video here:-


  1. I'm thinking I'll use this idea to make a bow for my grandson. I'll just use the sapwood for now and when he gets older I can glue on the heartwood.

  2. Yeah, good idea. Kids grow up soooo quick :)