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walter
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Juniper tree
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  Wink
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Re: Juniper tree
Reply #1 - 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.
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Reply #2 - 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.  Undecided
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Re: Juniper tree
Reply #3 - Nov 7th, 2021 at 10:01pm
 
Agreed.  That looks sweet!  Shocked
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