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Message started by walter on Nov 7th, 2021 at 5:14pm

Title: Juniper tree
Post by walter on Nov 7th, 2021 at 5:14pm
Found this beauty when we were wilcrafting usnea today. Looks like there are several straight six foot staves hiding in there  ;)
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Title: Re: Juniper tree
Post by Morphy on Nov 7th, 2021 at 7:26pm
Dang!!! Ive never seen a juniper so perfect for bowmaking. Moght consider sinew backing. Its a nice combo with juniper.

Title: Re: Juniper tree
Post by walter on Nov 7th, 2021 at 9:02pm
Straight grain junipers are rare. I am going to try trapping the belly and see if I can get a 40 lb bow out of a 2"x68" stave.  :-/

Title: Re: Juniper tree
Post by joe_meadmaker on Nov 7th, 2021 at 10:01pm
Agreed.  That looks sweet!  :o

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