Longbow making Kit Bickerstaffe
A longbow making kit made by Bickerstaffe Bows. Let us help realise your bow making dream.
This is a Longbow kit containing everything you need in order to make your bow (apart from tools) There is a laminated stave of Hickory, Greenheart and Lemonwood (so you won't need a hot box), horn (ready drilled) for the nocks, a shaped horn arrow plate, a laid in longbow string, leather for the bow grip and full instructions. Perfect for anyone looking to make their own english longbow.
About Bickerstaffe Bows
Bickerstaffe Bows are one of the leading manufacturers of English Longbows in the UK. Run by a small group of dedicated bowyers with a love for the Traditional side of the sport and headed by Pip Bickerstaffe, they have a deep understanding and appreciation of what goes into making a truly wonderful English Longbow. Their Workshop is situated in Kegworth, not 40 miles from the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest. Bickerstaffe English longbows are finding favour in all forms of Traditional archery. Bickerstaffe also supply English Longbow Making Kits so you can make your own - these are also available through The Longbow Shop as is a custom Bickerstaffe bow of your dreams should we not have what you want in stock.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT use stringers which have a pocket that fits over the top nock as these exert pressure on the nock beyond the wood which can lead to broken nocks, which will not be replaced under warranty!