This replica of an 1870's Cheyenne Horse Bow was made in the same materials as the original, Osage Orange wood and buffalo sinew
Our new Functional Replicas page offers one of a kind hand made bows, inspired by actual historic bows. An authentic working replica is a "real"way to feel the history of a culture. Unlike production model factory bows, each one is unique and a reflection of the original culture, the tree it came from, and the skill of the bowmaker. Before a bow is offered here, the tree split stave will have cured and been worked to the design of an original artifact. Once trained to be a bow, it is tested for performance and safety. Check Item Description for guarantee and Safety guidelines for every bow. Regular checkout is with credit card, but Payal and checks are accepted too.
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POWHATAN BOW REPLICA $295
A functional replica of an original bow collected in 1665 and now in the Ashmolean Museum in England. It is made in East Coast Shagbark Hickory, and follows the dimensions faithfully at 67 inches long. The cured natural tree stave resulted in a bow pulling 53 lbs at 28 inches of draw. For more info, see ITEM
This bow was made in traditional manner over the time span of two years. First the tree was felled and the bark taken off in June. The back(outside away from the archer) is the natural untouched surface under the bark. It was dried for over a year before process of tillering began.
Anasazi Functional Bow Replica $95 SOLD
A functional replica of an archaeological bow found at Hidden House, AZ. From the Anasazi Culture, dating around 300 to 1300 AD. This ancestral Puebloan culture from the Four Corners area of the desert southwest had a very distinct bow type. It measures 51 inches long, and 25lb draw weight at a draw of 26 inches. It was made in Oak wood, as was the original. For more info, see BOW