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Make an Archery Long Bow

  • Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute 2300 North Adrian Highway Adrian, MI, 49221 United States (map)

6 Weeks (1 day per week) 2.5 hours per week

May 7th - June 11th

Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Instructor: Steve Laut


Ages 16 & Up

Starting with a log, we will build a longbow. Topics to be covered are: selecting the right wood, proper tools and tool usage, how to make bow strings, and choosing an appropriate finish. We we also cover proper shooting techniques and provide plenty of practice.

Students will leave the class with a bow suitable for target practice or hunting, an arrow, and the skills needed to build a bow on their own.


Steve Laut has been involved in archery for over 60 years. He has been making arrows, bow strings, quivers, long bows and re-curve bows since 1991.

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 10

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