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How to build a bow yourself: Ash and elm are the types of wood that has the qualities witch is needed to accomplish sufficient power and recillience in a selfmade bow. The material is splitted in four lengthwise. The bark is allways the bow's back. The bow should be as long as the owner height. The stiffest part should be in the middle of the arrow. Patience is often tested during the adjustment. As a string you can use linen thread, and attach in each end in special cut notches. The easiest way is to use hacksaw or very sharp knife. It is also possible to twist the string yourself. The arrows can be made of pine tree or birch. The length should be as long as the owners arm. The arrow tip and tail feathers can be secured with glue or a thin rope in notches you make.

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